The University's special education program provides a rigorous educational environment in which faculty members work closely with their students. Small classes allow students to receive individual attention from faculty with extensive experience as University educators and in the kindergarten-12 education system.
Additional benefits include:
- National accreditation
- Approved by the Washington State Board of Education
- 97% of our graduates find teaching jobs
- Study abroad opportunities open doors to teaching internationally
- Top employers includes public schools in Washington, Hawaii and California
- Two subject endorsements required to better prepare students for employability
- Educational endorsements aligned with most majors offered on campus
- Ongoing experience in schools throughout the program
A degree in special education prepares graduates to work with people with special needs in a learning environment such as:
- K-12 school systems
- Day care centers
- Community organizations
- Residential care facilities
For a complete list of professional applications, visit "What Can I Do With This Major?". For additional information about how Saint Martin’s can help you find the career for you, visit our Career Center.