Special Education Office
304 Recitation Hall
West Chester, PA 19383
The special education teaching force works with 28,000 students with disabilities, according to the 2010-2011 statistical summary on the Pennsylvania Department of Education website. Given the size of this population, the range of educational services required, and changes in federal law, special education teachers are still on "high need" hire lists. In addition to special education certified teachers, the field values students with advanced degrees, since these individuals would be eligible for teacher-leader or administrative positions and maintain currency in the field.
The Department of Special Education offers the following graduate programs:
For a list of courses and descriptions please visit the Graduate Catalog.
Request Additional Information or contact:
Dr. S. Christy HIcks, shicks@WCUpa.edu
Graduate Program Coordinator
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