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Special Education Department

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Special education students who graduate from Clarion University receive certification to teach students with mental and/or physical disabilities in elementary and secondary schools. This encompasses children who may be emotionally disturbed, learning disabled, physically disabled and who have all levels of mental retardation.

This program is interdisciplinary. It combines the teaching resources of the biology, health and physical education, nursing, psychology, rehabilitative sciences and sociology faculties of Clarion University.

Students are prepared to assume professional human service positions in aging, developmental disabilities and substance abuse service delivery systems, or continue on in graduate study.

Several programs are available:

Master's degree programs are also available:

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