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Undergraduate Programs

The College of Education offers a B.S.Ed. in Special Education certification degree program for those interested in working with exceptional students.

The Special Education B.S.Ed. Certification Track  is a face-to-face program designed for students who are seeking initial teacher certification.  Within this program, students may choose to obtain a single certification in special education. The program provides numerous opportunities for students to apply their knowledge and skills in special education classroom experiences and student teaching placements.  Special education faculty are dedicated to working with area schools and mentors to provide a rich learning environment allowing students to gain the content knowledge needed to enhance children’s learning. 

Upon successful completion of all program requirements and passing the Special Education GACE exam, you will qualify for Georgia’s special education teacher certification in the area of mild disabilities in grades P-12.

Professional Certification Disclosure

The College of Education anticipates that graduates of the BSED Special Education Certification program will seek state licenses or certifications.

The programs listed above lead to a Georgia Certificate. Click here for more information from the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. The College of Education has not determined where its programs will qualify a graduate to take the required exams in other states or territories. Click here to check the requirements of your state or territory.

For all Online Programs:

Federal Law requires colleges and universities to make certain disclosures to prospective students of these programs. These disclosures include information on the University’s authority to operate outside of Georgia, complaint processes, adverse actions, and refunds.

For required disclosures in general with regard to online programs offered by the University, visit the Office of Legal Affairs website.

Last updated: 1/22/2021