Bachelor of Arts in Special Education with Nevada Licensure

Tanja N.
Tanja N. Class of 2016


Become a part of NU’s global alumni community.
The Bachelor of Arts in Special Education program includes four-week classes.
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Program Overview

On Campus

Expand your skill set with the Bachelor of Arts in Special Education with Nevada Teaching License. This program provides you with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career as a special education teacher. The program introduces you to essential knowledge and connections across the curriculum to support social/emotional thriving, meaningful academic achievement, and equitable and inclusive learning communities. The Bachelor of Special Education is aligned with a Nevada License for Generalist Resource Room. The program introduces candidates to connections across the disciplines, and application of knowledge to life beyond the University with a Nevada teaching license.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge of typical and atypical development, and characteristics of students with disabilities and other special needs.
  • Design the environment, teaching, and learning strategies that include fairness, equity, and access to meet the needs of diverse student learning.
  • Apply best practice standards, learning theories, methodologies, technology, and assessments across content areas to manage, monitor, and engage student learning.
  • Use technology, collaboration with other professionals, and systematic reflection of one’s own teaching practice to target student learning.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of effective leadership by advocating for exceptional individuals, including those with diverse needs, and by collaborating within the professional education community.

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Why Choose National University?

We’re proud to be a veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 170,000 alumni worldwide.

Four-Week Classes

Focus on one subject at a time — one month at a time — and finish your degree faster.

75+ Degree Programs

Choose from associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees, plus credentials and certificates.

On Campus or Online

Study when and where it’s convenient for you with evening, weekend, and 100% online classes.

Year-Round Enrollment

Apply or transfer any time. Classes start monthly, and applications are accepted year round.

20+ Campus Locations

Attend class onsite at one of over 20 campus locations across California or in Nevada.

Military Friendly

As a Yellow Ribbon school, we offer tuition discounts to servicemembers and dependents.

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