A degree in special education prepares students for careers helping people who cannot help themselves or who have special needs. Graduates typically work with people who are disabled or disturbed and need special care. The following occupations represent some career opportunities available to special education majors. Some will require additional education. For more information visit the Career Center in Lucina 220.
Admissions Counselor Art Therapist Audiovisual Specialist Audio Visual TherapistCase Manager Communications Specialist Dance Therapist Director of Special Education Drug Rehabilitation Official Educational Diagnostician Family Services Social Worker Group Home DirectorHospice Coordinator Juvenile Court Counselor Nursing Home Director Nursing Home Social Activity Director Occupational TherapistRecreation Therapist Rehabilitation Counselor Speech Pathologist Teacher, Early Childhood Teacher, Elementary Teacher, Special EducationTutor
Resources available in the Career Center, Lucina 220:
AAEE Job Search Handbook for Educators (General Resource)Career Opportunities in Education and Related Services (OCC EDU 4)Careers in Education (OCC EDU 3)Careers in Focus: Education (OCC EDU 3)College Majors Handbook (MAJ 6)Occupational Outlook Handbook (JS JO 20)Opportunities in Counseling and Development Careers (OCC 51)Opportunities in Education Careers (OCC EDU 10)Opportunities in Educational Support Careers (OCC EDU 12)Opportunities in Teaching Careers (OCC EDU 14)
BSU Dept. of Special Education: http://www.bsu.edu/web/spced/ Great Links to Explore (BSU Career Center) America ’s Career InfoNet: http://www.acinet.orgDeaf Ed.net: http://deafed.net/Employment Outlook: http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0854971.htmlIndiana Learn More: http://www.learnmoreindiana.orgIndianaINTERNnet: http://www.indianaintern.net/home.aspInternships.comInternships USA.comVault Career InsiderO*NET: http://online.onetcenter.orgOccupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/Salary Wizard: http://www.salary.comVolunteer Match: http://www.volunteermatch.org
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