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Georgetown College

Special Education Programs

Personalized. Focused. Taught By Practitioners.

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Get Your Degree Faster, Entirely Online, and For Less

Earn your Special Education degree (Learning and Behavior Disorders or Moderate and Severe Disabilities) faster, entirely online, and at a lower cost with Georgetown College. Our flexible program lets you balance coursework with personal and professional commitments, enabling you to achieve your educational goals without sacrificing other important aspects of your life. The accelerated course structure allows you to graduate sooner and start making a difference in the workforce. By studying online, you save on commuting and housing expenses, while our competitive tuition rates and financial aid options make high-quality education affordable. Choose Georgetown College to pursue your passion for special education without the stress of excessive debt, and focus on making a positive impact in the lives of students with special needs.

Excellent and Practical: Courses Taught by Practitioners

Discover Georgetown College’s Special Education programs (LBD or MSD), where experienced practitioners bring real-world expertise into every class. Our hands-on approach ensures students gain valuable insights and practical skills from professionals actively working in the field. This unique blend of experiential learning and professional mentorship prepares graduates to excel in diverse educational settings and meet the dynamic needs of their future students. Invest in a program that goes beyond textbooks, fostering a supportive and immersive learning environment to shape effective and compassionate educators ready to make a significant impact.

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Focused on Real-World Applications

Our Special Education programs emphasizes real-world applications, preparing students to tackle modern educational challenges effectively. The curriculum bridges the gap between theory and practice, equipping students with practical skills and knowledge directly applicable in the classroom. Through hands-on experiences, case studies, and interactive projects, students master effective strategies and interventions for supporting students with special needs. We prioritize experiential learning, partnering with local schools and organizations to provide invaluable field experiences. These opportunities allow students to work alongside experienced professionals, ensuring they graduate confident and competent, ready to make an immediate and meaningful impact in their educational careers.

Personal and Caring Attention at Every Stage and in Every Class

Experience personal and caring attention at every stage with our Special Education programs, where a supportive and nurturing learning environment is paramount. From enrollment, our faculty and staff are committed to understanding your individual goals and helping you achieve them through small class sizes, individualized instruction, and meaningful feedback. Our faculty members, who also serve as mentors, provide guidance, support, and encouragement throughout your academic journey. Whether you need help with coursework, field experiences, or career counseling, our dedicated team is here to assist you every step of the way, ensuring you thrive as a future special education professional.
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Georgetown College Special Education Graduate Program graduate and family

A Program Built Around Your Needs

Meticulously designed to fit seamlessly into your life, our programs offer a flexible and customizable educational experience. Whether you’re a working professional, parent, or career changer, we accommodate diverse schedules and learning preferences. With online and hybrid course options, you can balance your studies with other responsibilities and progress at your own pace. Our programs offer a personalized learning journey with practical field experiences, and specialized tracks, aligning your education with your career aspirations. Dedicated faculty and advisors work closely with you to develop a personalized academic plan, ensuring you receive the support and resources necessary to succeed. At Georgetown College, we provide a high-quality, rigorous education deeply attuned to your individual journey and future ambitions in teaching special education.

LBD — Candidates will become certified to teach students in grades kindergarten through high school who have learning disabilities, emotional and behavioral disorders, and mild mental disabilities. Candidates will learn how to adapt curriculum and differentiate to meet their students’ needs.

MSD Candidates will become certified to teach students with disabilities that significantly impact their cognitive abilities. They will learn techniques for improving adaptive skills and best practices that help support a student’s behavior, cognitive abilities, communication, daily living skills, and social functioning.

LBD and MSD advanced programs — The advanced programs are for anyone with a valid teaching certification who wants to add special education certification.

During these one-on-one virtual meetings, we will discuss the program formats, application process, financial aid, payment plans, and any specific questions that you may have.
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