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Wayne, NE 68787

(402) 375-7321 -or- 375-7557
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Career Planning: What Can I Do With a Major In Special Education?


BulletAlthough tailored more toward education, students with a degree in Special Education could pursue a variety of career opportunities. Any career reflective of their skills, interests, values, personal style, etc., could be attainable with good self-marketing skills. Some career opportunities will require advanced study.


BulletResource Room Teacher

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BulletConsumer Advocate

BulletCommunity Residence Director

BulletNeuromuscular Therapist

BulletSmall Group Instructor

BulletSpecial Education Supervisor

BulletStaff Development Coordinator

BulletAutism Center Manager/Teacher

BulletOrientation and Mobility Specialist

BulletSpeech Pathologist


BulletIntervention Specialist - Mild/Moderate

BulletPsychological Services Coordinator

BulletJuvenile Court Caseworker


BulletVocation Placement Specialist

BulletLD Tutor

BulletEducational Advocate

BulletHospice Coordinator

BulletLearning Disabilities Specialist

BulletVocational Rehab Counselor


To learn more about these careers, visit the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH). The OOH can show you training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, working conditions, and more...


Related education links:

National Education Association


Teach for America


Want to Teach


ABC Teaching Jobs


American Federation of Teachers


American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education


National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education


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Ron Vick, MA, LPC
Counselor / Academic Advisor
Int'l Student Advisor



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