Armstrong State University is now Georgia Southern University. For information about Fall 2018 and beyond, visit Current Armstrong students (spring and summer 2018) can continue to access information through For details about the consolidation, visit

Special Education BSEd

Bachelor of Science in Special Education

By pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Special Education, you will be empowered to transform the lives of students. Our program is designed to help you become an effective teacher who can address various aspects of the exceptional learner at the preschool and elementary school levels. We will prepare you to manage your own classroom full of students whose learning needs require individualized education plans (IEPs). This program offers you teacher’s certification with highly qualified distinction in a content area of your choosing: English, history, mathematics or science.


By 2022, the projected employment for Georgia special education teachers in kindergartens and elementary schools is 8,646.

 - Georgia Department of Labor - Labor Market Explorer


  • Childcare and Residential Facilities

  • Elementary Education

  • Hospitals

  • Public or Private Schools

  • Specialty Advancement


Current students enjoy small class sizes, internships and research opportunities associated with this degree program, which has grown by over 50% in the last five years.


Read More Savvy Researcher

(January 11, 2018)  In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to find 

Read More

(November 14, 2017) Join Dr. Brooksher in this last Brown Bag session to review the legal and procedural expectation of the Response to Intervention process (RTI).

Read More Join the Carnegie Writers, Inc. for a conference on the culture of writing!

(November 02, 2017)  The Carnegie Writers, Inc. (CW) will host its 3rd annual conference at Armstrong State University in collaboration with the university's College of Education.

Read More University of South Bohemia | Czech Republic

(October 30, 2017)  Students on this study-abroad trip will visit public schools and interact with teachers, administrators, and students.  Students live on the campus of the University of South Bohemia

View More Department News >