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Elementary Education – Special Education (BA)

NS’s BA in Elementary Education with a concentration in Special Education is designed to help you become a highly-qualified, culturally responsive teacher. Pursuing this degree will help you understand a wide range of topics.


Share Your Passion For Learning

Pursuing this degree will help you understand a wide range of topics, including:

  • Learner development
  • Learner differences
  • Instructional strategies for special education classrooms
  • Assessment strategies
  • Special education law
  • Characteristics and service models for students with high and low incidence disabilities
  • Technology and assistive strategies

Comprised of research-based teaching methods and immediate placement of teacher candidates in the elementary classroom, our state-of-the-art program stands apart from the rest, jumpstarting your career right after graduation. Dedicated professors are standing by to teach you the latest innovative teaching techniques, including guided reading, thinking maps, and the list goes on. A recognized leader in teacher preparation, you will be in a supportive environment to demonstrate these techniques, setting you up to BE THE DIFFERENCE in young people’s lives.

Our graduates in special education often take positions in the Clark County School District or with private schools.
Take a look at some of the special education positions that are open now through LinkedIn.

Engaging Classes

Some of the engaging classes you’ll take in this degree include:

EDRL 477 | Policies, Critical Issues and Best Practices for ELLs – Practicum
EDSP 414 | Career Education for Students with Disabilities
EDSP 431 | Legal Aspects of Special Education
EDSP 441 | Characteristics and Inclusive Strategies for Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities
EDSP 443 | Special Education Curriculum: General Methods
EDSP 452 | Assessment for Special Education Teachers
EDSP 453 | Behavior Management Techniques for Students with Disabilities

Career & Salary

Use our Career & Salary data to find average salary and job information, along with the Top Skills you will gain by earning an BA in Elementary Education with a concentration in Special Education from Nevada State University.

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