Consistent with the vision and mission of Pfeiffer University, the philosophy of the Special Education program is embodied in the conceptual framework: Developing Servant Leaders for Professional Practice: Preparation and Planning, Establishing a Respectful Environment, Instructing Effectively, and Assuming Professional Responsibilities.
The undergraduate program, will lead to recommendation for North Carolina teacher licensure in Special Education: General Curriculum K-12.
Certification Only/Lateral Entry Requirements
Evening and online offerings are available in professional core and specialty studies courses to assist the lateral entry, licensure only, or working adult students in meeting to meet the requirements for licensure for North Carolina.
The Special Education Program includes three (3) components:
- General Education Courses (60 SH)
- Professional Core Studies (22 SH)
- Specialty Area Studies (38 SH)