What will I learn?

Overview

The focus of the Special Education Program is to produce graduates who enhance and better the lives of individuals with disabilities. This is focused on educating teachers to use evidence-based practices and meet licensure requirements for K-12 intervention specialists.

Success

Candidates who succeed in special education demonstrate: a history of academic success; the ability to collaborate with others, including those from diverse populations; leadership characteristics; responsible, caring, fair, honest, and ethical behavior; a commitment to social justice and a diverse society; a history of good critical thinking and problem solving; enthusiasm for working with children and adults with disabilities; and a commitment to equity and the betterment of individuals with disabilities.

Career

In general, graduates of the Special Education Program work as intervention specialists (teachers) in various K-12 education settings, including schools, hospitals, vocational training facilities and other institutions providing educational services for individuals with disabilities. Some graduates of the Special Education Program work as advocates and/or case managers for social agencies.

Which department am I in?

UC Blue Ash College

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
US$15,654.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

15 April 2022, 10 August 2022

Start date

9 May 2022, 22 August 2022, 9 January 2023

Venue

UC Blue Ash College

9555 Plainfield Road,

BLUE ASH,

Ohio,

45236, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

First-year applicants (sometimes referred to as freshman) are students who have completed high school and have not earned college course credit since graduating. English test score requirements: ELS - 112 Graduation; IELTS - 6.0 Overall minimum of 5.5 on each section; PTE – 46; TOEFL - 66 iBT minimum of 15 on each section; Duolingo – 95; Cambridge - 169 minimum, Recommended exam: C1 Advanced.

For international students

You may enroll in UC's Blue Ash College if you graduated from an accredited high school or preparatory school, or have a GED certificate (minimum composite score of 45).

English test score requirements: ELS - 112 Graduation; IELTS - 6.0 Overall minimum of 5.5 on each section; PTE – 46; TOEFL - 66 iBT minimum of 15 on each section; Duolingo – 95; Cambridge - 169 minimum, Recommended exam: C1 Advanced.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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