Become a Special Education Teacher!

SRU's Special Education program enables you to teach children identified with having a disability in school placements from K-12

Special Education (K-12)

Offered by: Special Education

The Special Education K-12 certification enables graduates to teach children identified with having a disability in school placements from K-12.

Why Choose Special Education?

This program will offer hands-on experiences with students in a variety of public and private schools across Western Pennsylvania. Before graduating, students will have three field placements and complete a capstone activity, including 15 weeks in a special education setting. Students will earn a certification to teach in the state of Pennsylvania.

What Will You Learn?

Students will engage in a variety of different teaching skills in different content areas including, reading, science, and social students. Students will also follow the framework for Multi-Tiered System of Support to learn specific interventions to provide educational and behavioral strategies for students with various needs.

Careers In Special Education

After completing this degree, students can become a full-time teacher in any grade level or span from K-12 working with individuals with a variety of disabilities.

Learn more about our Special Education program!

Slippery Rock University's Bachelor's in Education - Special Education K-12 program prepares graduates to teach a diverse range of young students. Interested in learning more? Request more information today!