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BS Special Education Interdisciplinary Studies
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100% Online, 8 Week Courses
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Up to 75% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Feb 11, 2019
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Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Transform Children’s Lives Through Learning with Our Online BS in Special Education Degree

You’re passionate about helping all students learn, and our 100% online Bachelor of Science in Special Education Interdisciplinary Studies degree will prepare you to change children’s lives as you help them overcome their individual educational struggles. Our bachelor’s degree in Special Education focuses on teaching you education best practices by examining education theory, learning disabilities, and adaptation techniques you can use in the classroom. By pursuing our online bachelor’s in Special Education degree, you will acquire the skills needed to successfully manage your classroom while meeting students’ specific needs.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Online Special Education Bachelor’s Degree?

At Liberty University, our mission is to Train Champions for Christ. In our Special Education bachelors degree program, you will be immersed in an academically excellent curriculum with practical applications. Our professors have real-world special education experience and are passionate about helping you integrate your faith with your profession. Designed to give you maximum flexibility and convenience, our online bachelors of Special Education degree program will give you the foundation you need to teach with excellence and integrity.

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What Will You Learn in Our Online Bachelor’s in Special Education Degree Program?

Throughout your online bachelor’s in Special Education degree program, you will study current, research-based education theories and best practices that will equip you to work effectively with children who have special needs. You will explore philosophical, legal, and sociological principles of special education as well as essential learning theories, equipping you to engage in research and scholarship. Based on this foundation of theory, you will learn specific classroom practices you can use to manage your classroom effectively and reach your students where they are. 

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Our Online BS in Special Education Degree Program Highlights

  • Your success is our success, which is why we’re committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we’ve frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past three years – and counting.
  • To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!

  • By earning your online bachelors in Special Education degree from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Students enrolled in our online bachelors of Special Education degree will have access to a wide variety of resources through Liberty’s research portal and extensive online library.

Similar Online Degree Programs

  • BS in Early Childhood Education – Our online Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education Interdisciplinary Studies will equip you to examine specific theories and methodologies of education by studying current trends and practices in public and private schools.
  • BS in Elementary Education – The Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education Interdisciplinary Studies is designed to be pre-teacher preparation program that will give you the opportunity to practice educational planning by creating lesson plans and units. 

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Our Special Education Bachelors Degree Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey. As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $250 for undergraduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course).
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.
  • Potential college credit for military training.

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Potential Career Options with a Special Education – Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelors Degree

Liberty’s bachelors in Special Education Interdisciplinary Studies degree provides the possibility of obtaining a variety of education-related jobs, such as: 

  • Tutor
  • Homeschool
  • Paraprofessional
  • Private School Teacher

Admission Requirements for Online Undergraduate Degrees

Applicants must have a 2.0 or above cumulative GPA for admission on Good Standing. If the GPA is less than a 2.0, the applicant will be considered for Acceptance on Caution. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information. 

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee*
  • Unofficial college transcripts can be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
  • A High School Self-Certification form
  • Proof of English Proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.