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    Department of Special Education

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Special Education

Our programs offered in the Department of Special Education provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to work with a wide range of students in a variety of settings to make a meaningful difference. 

Course Spotlight

Principles and Strategies of Classroom Management for Students with Disabilities

EDUC 548

This course provides educators with the fundamental knowledge needed for effective behavior management in the classroom.  Whether you are teaching in a general education or special education setting, managing classroom behaviors is an essential component to a positive learning environment.

Meet Christine Lang, Faculty Member, Special Education

Learn about her story and explore Special Education at Mercy College.

Program Distinctions

Ranked # 3 on the Guide to Online Schools' list of the Best Master's in Special Education Online Programs in 2020