Special Education


Hunter’s School of Education boasts a wide range of master’s degree and post-master’s advanced certificate programs in Special Education. These nationally recognized programs prepare teachers to implement specially designed instruction for students with unique needs and lead to New York State teacher certification. Graduates will learn how to assess students, implement individualized interventions, and apply evidence-based practices to real-world situations. They are ready to succeed in a variety of educational settings, including public and private schools, general and special education programs, home programs, hospitals, clinics, health agencies, and residential facilities. A unique feature of our programs is the breadth of opportunities available, many of which offer dual certification. Each program includes coursework in cross-categorical core knowledge as well as disability-specific instruction. Professionals already working in the field will find our programs flexible, rigorous, and relevant to their specific career goals. For those entering a new career in special education, our programs provide excellent preparation for work across diverse cultures, languages, abilities, settings, ages, and urban contexts.

Programs in Special Education

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