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Online Special Education CoursesMany professionals who hold a degree in special education choose to become teachers, but the field also offers varied career paths that could pave a way towards making a difference in the community and in the lives of individuals with disabilities. Those careers would include art therapist, interpreter of students who are deaf or hard of hearing, school social worker, speech language pathologist, and adapted physical education teacher.

A bachelor's degree is needed to become a professional in special education, but professionals who are already holding other education degrees can also shift to the field. They only need an online special education certificate to help them qualify.

The need for teachers in special education does not lessen as more individuals become inspired to help children and the youth with disabilities. In fact, the need for such caring professionals is estimated by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics to grow faster than any other professions in the next ten years.

Entry-level professionals in special education earn about $30,000 to $41,000 each year while those who having greater experience could earn twice as much. Moreover, the personal rewards of educating children with different abilities are unimaginable.

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  1. School: University of California, Irvine - Experts in giving education to gifted and talented students can now have a way to improve their teaching skills by enrolling themselves to University of California, Irvine's Differentiated Instruction for Gifted and Talented Students in the Regular Classroom course. This course is one of the many...
  2. School: University of California, Irvine - Gifted children include precious individuals, not only to their families and communities, but more so in the larger society. However, honing their intelligence and skills entails a more specialized form of education. This is to make sure that their talents are enriched and developed. Continued de...
  3. School: University of California, Irvine - High ability children and teenagers are the future members of the world's work force, entrepreneurs, and professionals. University of California, Irvine trains students, teachers, and professionals who are interested in increasing their abilities to identifying the needs and programming learning ...
  4. School: University of Nebraska at Kearney - The graduate course from the University of Nebraska at Kearney, the Nature and Needs of Exceptionalities, covers topics involving the different areas of special education and disabilities. It discusses the educational implications of such conditions, and helps educators in creating curriculums th...
  5. School: University of Nebraska at Kearney - The field of special education needs extra special care. Teachers of the field will have extra responsibilities as they handle children with uncommon needs. That is why the University of Nebraska at Kearney is offering an online course in effective special education teaching. The undergra...
  6. School: University of Phoenix - Educational excellence and distinction now focuses on special learners who have distinct characteristics and needs. The University of Phoenix has opened a course that would cater to exceptional learners, called Orientation to the Exceptional Learner (SPE 504), which are designed to help parents a...
  7. School: University of Phoenix - This University of Phoenix course specializes on the understanding of individuals with mental retardation and other developmental disabilities. They will be taught legal foundations and policies that they will need in order to ensure that these kinds of students will be provided with the proper r...
  8. School: University of Phoenix - This course, offered by the University of Phoenix, focuses on teaching future educators to teach and understand students with emotional and behavioral difficulties. This course teaches how to manage a class who deal with children with special wants and needs. This course will teach educators how ...
  9. School: University of Phoenix - One of the most convenient and effective way for teachers to attain a level in which they can qualify for advancements and much higher pay-rolls is by enrolling in online teaching courses offered by the University of Phoenix. One of the courses that may be considered for effective teaching is Tea...
  10. School: University of Phoenix - The course Enhancing Creativity in Children with Gifts or Talents, offered by University of Phoenix, emphasizes the role of educators in enhancing the creativity of children. The core topics that make up this course focus on the different theories and definitions of creativity and their applicati...
  11. School: University of Phoenix - Implanting special education programs in every educational institution needs proper administration and organization. University of Phoenix inculcates the rights of disabled students and their parents of quality education, and thus opened a program that addresses special education rights through t...
  12. School: University of Phoenix - Exceptionality in education is now given emphasis by University of Phoenix, in its opening of the Orientation to the Exceptional Child (SPE 504) program. This is aimed at understanding children with differences in learning in various categories, and the specific needs and interventions for the ac...