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About Special Education

About Literacy Studies

Mission

The Department of Special Education and Literacy Studies offers undergraduate and graduate programs focused on preparation of educational professionals with expertise in meeting the needs of K–12 students with diverse abilities. Special education faculty offer a number of program options at the undergraduate, master and doctoral levels with an emphasis on the application of research-generated practices to improve students’ educational and post-school outcomes. Within each program area, faculty are engaged in research initiatives that enhance both student engagement and learning.