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Special Education (Pre K-12)

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Help all children reach their potential

Every child can learn but not always in the same way or in the same time frame. You could be that teacher who helps all children reach their potential. No matter their challenges!

Special education teachers need to be able to reach students at every level of the social, emotional, and cognitive spectrums. At Pitt-Greensburg, you will take courses focused on how students learn. You will learn effective instructional methods for all of your varied students. You will begin work in the classroom your second semester of freshman year. You will total 160 hours before student teaching, giving you experience and knowledge for your own future classroom.

As part of our award-winning SPSEA education club, you will benefit from:

  • professional development
  • activities with Pre K-12 students
  • valuable networking opportunities.

Examine educational practices throughout the United States in our Study Away Spring Break program. Or, take your impact as an educator even further by student teaching in New Zealand or Bolivia! As an educator, you have the power to change the world, one student at a time.


Graduate School Guarantee —Master of Education (M.Ed.) or the Master of Teaching (MAT) Programs
University of Pittsburgh School of Education

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