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Major: Special Education and Teaching


Introduction

Special education and teaching programs prepare students to design and teach students with special learning needs or a variety of disabilities.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Education/Teaching of Individuals Who are Developmentally Delayed
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Junior High/Middle School Special Education Programs
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments, Including Deafness
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Orthopedic and Other Physical Health Impairments
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments, Including Blindness
  • Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Special Education and Teaching, Other

 

Careers You Qualify For With This Major

 

Related Majors

 

College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.

 

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