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Severe Disabilities Emphasis

Teacher helping studentThe severe 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. Severe disabilities teachers typically teach academic, functional and life skills.

Special Education Major: Severe 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.