Kent State University offers numerous concentrations within their Special Education major, including ASL/English Interpreting, Deaf Education, Mild to Moderate Educational Need (Language Arts/Reading; Math/Reading; or Social Studies/Reading), and Moderate to Intensive Educational Need.
The Bachelor's of Science in Education degree fulfills licensure requirements for graduates in the state of Ohio (please see your professional advisor in the Vacca Office of Student Services to inquire about out of state licensure requirements.) Within the program, students will gain practical and research based skills to prepare them to become Highly Qualified Teachers in the State of Ohio.
A bachelor's degree in special education is typically sought by students who want to become special education teachers. Special educators work with atypical learners in a public or private school. Depending on their concentration area, a career as a special educator may entail co-teaching with a general education teacher, teaching students in a resource room environment, or teaching students life skills in a self-enclosed classroom.
Available concentrations include:
- ASL/English Interpreting
- Deaf Education
- Mild to Moderate Educational Need
- Moderate to Intensive Educational Need