Academics

Bachelor of Science in Special Education

Why Choose Special Education at WIU?

  • Practical courses for learning to teach students with mild, moderate, and severe disabilities in preK-12 settings
  • Numerous professional development activities for students each semester
  • Three different block teaching placements prior to student teaching
  • Explicit instruction and support provided for EdTPA completion
  • Small classes incorporating a wide variety of learning activities
  • Numerous scholarships available

Job Placements of WIU Graduates

  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools
  • Residential Treatment Centers
  • Detention, Corrections, and Hospital Placements

Scholarships