Special Education

School of Education

About

Our Bachelor of Science in Special Education is the perfect fit if you are enthusiastic about working with children and adults with disabilities.  Through education, community awareness and ecologically based service delivery, the focus of special education is to enhance and better the lives of all individuals with disabilities.  Some services provided by people, like you, in the field of special education include K-12 education, rehabilitation for occupational development and daily independence, community-based case management, disability advocacy, school and individualized consultation services and various other services related to individuals with disabilities and their families.

Program Objectives

By graduation, you will be able to:

  • Learn how to use evidence-based practices and meet licensure requirements for K-12 intervention specialists
  • Complete course and field experiences to meet the prerequisites for mild to moderate and moderate to intense disability licensure

Accreditation

The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The educator preparation programs at the University of Cincinnati are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

The School of Education was ranked 48th in the nation for their Special Education program (SED, College Factual).

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Where We Are

School of Education

615 Teachers-Dyer Complex
West Campus
University of Cincinnati

Additional Information

The undergraduate Special Education program offers a number of concentrations: