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Significant Cognitive Disabilities Emphasis

Teacher helping studentThe significant cognitive disabilities degree prepares teachers to work with students (kindergarten through twelfth grade) with low incidence intellectual and physical disabilities such as severe intellectual disabilities, autism, traumatic and acquired brain injury, and multiple disabilities. Significant cognitive disabilities teachers typically teach academic, functional and life skills.


Special Education Major: Significant Cognitive Disabilities

All Special Education majors have an additional diversity course requirement.

Diversity Requirement Guide


Combined degrees with Elementary Education and Secondary Education are also available.  For more information, contact the advising office.