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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.