The AUM College of Education recognizes that the development of a competent, committed, and reflective educator means the development of a Professional Educator.

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Special Education


Teaching special education requires a person with a special set of skills.  It takes special knowledge, strong teaching skills, compassion, humor, creativity and patience.  Through coursework and laboratory experiences within the professional studies component of each program, AUM will help you develop the cognitive and affective skills that will enable you to become a successful, competent, committed, reflective educator. An internship is required.

Early Childhood Special Education 
Traditional Masters Plan of Study
Alternative Masters Plan of Study

Collaborative Teacher K-6 
Traditional Masters Plan of Study
Alternative Masters Plan of Study
Education Specialist Plan of Study - Online Program

Collaborative Teacher 6-12 

Traditional Masters Plan of Study
Alternative Masters Plan of Study
Education Specialist Plan of Study - Online Program

Career Paths
Classroom Teacher
Homebound Instruction
District Director of Special Education
Special Education Supervisors or Administrators
Day Care Provider in Facility or Home
Inclusive Preschool Teacher
In-Home Interventionist
Hospitals/Rehabilitation Facilities
Institutions/Group Homes
Tutor
Special Education Lobbyist
Centers/Special Facilities
Parent Program Consultant
Textbooks School Supplies Consultant
Researcher with Assistive Technology
University Professor
Local, State and Federal departments