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Our UAB Special Education Program features interdisciplinary, graduate-level courses that are both rigorous and innovative. We offer specialties such as the Collaborative Teacher (CT) K-6 & 6-12, Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE), Collaborative Special Education Degree with a concentration in reading, School Psychometry and School Psychology.

As a student, you will learn early intervention and preschool curriculum and methods, collaborative processes, technology applications, physical and healthcare support in early childhood education, lesson planning, and positive behavioral supports. And, because you are a busy professional, we have classes in the afternoons, early evenings, weekends, and during the summer for your convenience. We also offer classes online and in blended formats that combine both online and on-campus sessions.

Higher Salary in Alabama

Advancing your teaching career with a graduate-level degree will also increase your salary in Alabama. For many teachers, an advanced degree in their field or one they aspire to transition to will push their teaching careers to new heights. Our special education program's graduate degrees are fully online (except the early childhood concentration), making it an easy and flexible way to earn a graduate-level degree while being a full-time teacher. Alabama State Minimum Salary Schedule for 2023

Note: Programs highlighted in blue are offered fully online.

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