Get ready for a career that allows you to improve the quality of life for students with various disabilities. This degree will prepare you to teach across the pre-K through 12th grade, up to 21 years old.
Gain the knowledge and skills you’ll need to become a special education teacher for all grade levels. Positively impact the lives of students with diverse needs from mild intellectual disabilities to emotional behavior disorders. Our program leads to the S.C. multi-categorical special education certification.
Complete field experiences throughout the program in a variety of classroom settings.
Curriculum meets Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation standards and South Carolina teacher requirements.
Prepared to Work
Students will be prepared to work as a special education teacher in grades Pre-K through 12.
Our outstanding faculty is well-versed in teaching methods for students with various support needs.
What You’ll Study
Learn proven teaching methods from award-winning special education professors who will guide you through classroom experiences. Understand how to select, adapt and use instructional strategies to promote positive learning and to modify learning environments that meet individual needs.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Understanding and sharing the feelings of others, and demonstrating compassion and support
Foster learning by conveying knowledge, skills and concepts to students
Understanding cultural variation and adapting behaviors and communication styles accordingly
Resolving disagreements or disputes between individuals or groups in a fair and constructive manner
Inspiring and guiding others to achieve common goals and reach their full potential
Promoting or defending a cause or issue often using awareness, education and policy change
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
- Special Education Teacher