Situated in Athens, Georgia, the University of Georgia is a public institution whose history reaches back to 1785 – the first public, state-supported college in America. Currently, the school is home to a renowned College of Education, and its online Bachelor’s programs rank among the best in the country (US News and World Report).
The College of Education Department of Communication Sciences and Special Education offers an online, NCATE accredited Bachelor of Science in Special Education degree completion program. This online program is intended for students who wish to become certified in Special Education General Curriculum for pre-K to grade 12 in the state of Georgia, with a focus on children with mild to moderate disabilities.
- Courses begin in the fall.
- All course content, assignments, and exams are delivered and completed online.
- Students make two campus visits – program orientation and a student teaching workshop.
Students in the Special Education program complete field experiences in Georgia P-12 schools each semester, culminating in a full-time student teaching experience in their final semester. Prospective students must have 60 credits of transfer credit and 30 hours of observation for admission to the program.