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Special Education Careers

A student equipped with a special education degree from Hofstra University has many options after graduation. Here is a listing of just some of the options available:

Various Settings

  • Community Settings
  • Charter Schools
  • Home Settings
  • High school vocational programs
  • Magnet Schools
  • Private Schools
  • Preschool/elementary school/middle school/high school settings
  • Public schools

Potential Positions (Dependent on degree received)

  • Co-Teacher (Inclusion classroom)
  • Early Childhood Special Education Teacher
  • General Education Teacher (Inclusive Degrees)
  • Resource Room Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher

Various Roles

  • Academic Intervention Specialist (A.I.S.)
  • Assessment Specialist
  • Behavior Specialist
  • Behavioral Intervention Specialist
  • Early Intervention Specialist
  • Educational Advocate
  • Exceptional Child Educator/Gifted Programs
  • Inclusion Facilitator/Specialist
  • Instructional Specialist
  • Intervention Specialist
  • Learning Support Teacher
  • Special Education Itinerant Teacher (SEIT)
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Transition Specialist
  • Waiver Service Provider