Special Education @NCC

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Special Education is an important and exciting career for persons interested in the education of young children and students with disabilities. Northampton Community College’s Special Education Program prepares students to meet the competencies and qualifications established by the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) and related state laws and standards. The program is grounded in a philosophy and framework that values diversity, equity, and inclusive practices, provides multiple family and disability perspectives, collaborative relationships, and emphasizes evidence-based practices and effective educational approaches, including Universal Design for Learning (UDL).

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Degrees We Offer

  • Associate in Arts | 2 years
  • This program can be taken partially online
  • This entire program can be completed at our Bethlehem Campus

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Careers in Special Education

Special Education Career Paths

  • Special Education Teacher
  • Early Intervention Specialist

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