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Special Education BS


You are already a special education teacher’s assistant, so you know what it takes to work with students who have exceptionalities. Because of this experience, you may have considered becoming a special education teacher. Are you itching to implement your personal teaching styles to create a learning environment that reflects them? This online Special Education degree is for you!

At The University of Southern Mississippi, we show you how to teach to your full potential. This is why we created the online Special Education degree: a perfect fit for current special education teacher’s assistants who want to take the next step toward becoming certified teachers. Your life, plus college.

Check out some of the jobs our graduates landed after earning this degree.

  • Special Education Teacher – Mild/Moderate Disabilities
  • Special Education Teacher – Emotional Disabilities
  • Grade K – 2 Special Education
  • Special Education Resource Teacher
  • Special Education Inclusion Facilitator

Your future starts at Southern Miss!

Interested in furthering your education? Southern Miss also offers a Master’s in Special Education Online degree, as well as a Master’s in Educational Administrative and Supervision Online degree.

A number of scholarship opportunities are available to online students. To find our list of available scholarships for which you may qualify, click here.