Special Education - Online Degree Completion

Degree: B.S.E.

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Why Study This Program?

Millersville University’s PK-12 Special Education is taught by knowledgeable faculty with extensive expertise in the range of exceptionalities and ages. Furthermore, this program benefits from
the contribution of colleagues in diverse fields such as literacy, EL, and educational psychology.Need

PK-12 schools nationwide experience an ongoing need for qualified special educators. Students enrolled in Millersville University’s PK12 Special Education program will acquire the skills to fulfill and thoroughly address the needs of students with disabilities in multiple settings.

This program also offers unique educational experiences beyond the classroom including internships with local organizations and extensive and diverse field study opportunities. Graduates receive their Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.E.) and are eligible for Pennsylvania teaching certification in Special Education, Grades PK-12.

*Students outside of PA should check with their state’s Department of Education on licensure requirements before entering this program

*Please note, the online Early Childhood Education program is typically completed part-time. 

What Will You Learn?

The PK-12 Special Education program will equip you with the knowledge and skills to support students with varying strengths and a range of needs, including limited to significant, in grades PreK to 12. All MU education programs begin with a Foundations Block which explores the structure and function of contemporary public schools and recent and historical themes in the psychology of teaching and learning.

Special Education courses focus on pedagogy for students with disabilities from early intervention to transition from high school. Your capstone experience will be participating in student teaching at the elementary and secondary levels to direct your career aspirations after graduation.