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 James Loewen Presentation

The College of Education and Department of History cordially invite you to attend a presentation by James Loewen.

Read More College of Education Alumni Honored as 2017 Teachers of the Year

(April 4, 2016) – At a special Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools gala, 28 of Armstrong's College of Education alumni were honored as school-level Teachers of the Year. Savannah-Chatham County Board of Education President Jolene Byrne told attendees that this honor is given in recognition and appreciation of the teachers' service to students and families.

Read More College of Ed at National Youth-at-Risk Conference

(March 15, 2016) Armstrong’s College of Education was well represented at the National Youth at Risk conference held March 6-9 at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah, Georgia.  

Read More Registration now open for Summer Writing and Reading Institutes

(March 14, 2016)  For Educators: the Coastal Savannah Writing Project at Armstrong is offering 1-week Summer WRITING and READING Institutes

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