Special Education

Format
Level of Study
Degree Type
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
at a Glance

The B.S. in special education develops professional educators equipped to serve in special education settings at the PreK-12 level (preschool through 12th grade).

What can you do with a degree in special education?

Upon graduation students will be fully certified teachers for the state of Georgia. Graduates are credentialed to teach in both public and private schools.

Why Study Special Education at Point?

Program & Course Information

Students progress from general education courses and foundational education courses into the Teacher Education Program (TEP), which includes three terms of teacher education courses with field experiences at different levels, plus one term of student teaching experience in a local public school.

Students progress from general education courses and foundational education courses into the Teacher Education Program (TEP), which includes three terms of teacher education courses with field experiences at different levels, plus one term of student teaching experience in a local public school.

Program Faculty

Director of Disability Services and Associate Professor of Education
Teacher Media Center Director, Instructor in Education
Director of Disability Services and Associate Professor of Education
Teacher Media Center Director, Instructor in Education

Malachi Mitchell '27

“I have found great spiritual community with the students at Point. I have also enjoyed learning from professors and staff who are older and wiser than me in areas of academics and life.”

Ava Clay '26

“At Point University, I am finding my voice for ministry to use my words for the glory of God!”

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Go Beyond the Classroom

Students begin spending time in classrooms at the beginning of their junior year. Most students complete student teaching with Troup County Schools, although some have completed student teaching in a different location.

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Career Opportunities

Make a Difference

Graduates of the special education program are qualified to teach preschool through 12th grade in public and private schools.

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