Southeastern's Special Education graduate program prepares leaders in the field with
an emphasis on extended knowledge of theory and application of theory in schools,
communities and family settings. Students develop the ability to provide professional
services and leadership in schools, school districts and professional organizations.
In the program, students receive intensive study in their selected areas of concentration.
Students gain the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to have a positive impact
on student achievement.
Instructional and Assistive Technology
Required Semester Hours 36
- Total semester hours required: 36
- Complete all requirements stated in the catalogue and the candidate's degree plan
within a six-year period
- Satisfactorily complete and present a capstone action research project.
- Must have a valid teaching certificate (i.e. currently active or have had an active
certification in the past).
- Field experiences in diverse settings
- Be recommended for the degree by the student's major professor
What Can You Be
Types of Jobs
- Academically Gifted Teacher
- Central Office Staff
- Curriculum Coordinator
- Educational Consultant
- Educational Diagnostician
- Instructional Coach
- Special Education Teacher
- Supervisor/Director of Special Education
- Teacher at Level 3 certification
Types of Employers
- Department of Education
- Educational Agencies
- Non-Profit Organizations
- Public, Private and Parochial School
Student Orgs & Activities
Student Council for Exceptional Children
Dr. Susan Zimlich, Graduate Coordinator
Cate Teacher Education Center, Room 2018 K
SLU Box 10749
Hammond, LA 70402