The major in Special Education is designed to prepare undergraduate candidates to become highly proficient in the delivery of instruction and services to all school aged children and adolescents with exceptionalities. The program consists of a 48-credit hour major plus a 24-credit hour cognate (in lieu of a minor).
Candidates are selected each October to begin studies in the subsequent spring semester as a cohort.
Northeastern Illiniois University offers flexible course offerings, small class sizes and an affordable education.
The Special Education major programs are offered at both the main campus and El Centro.
Academic Catalog Information
Take a closer look at the bachelor's degree in Special Education and the courses offered toward the degree.
Department and Contact Information
If you are interested in the program or have questions, please contact Special Education at (773) 442-5580.
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