Bachelor On Campus

Special Education

University of Saint Francis

48 months
30380 USD/year
30380 USD/year
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Be a teacher for all children! University of Saint Francis’s Special Education program will give you the skills, knowledge, and classroom experience needed to serve today’s diverse classrooms. Through expert instruction and extensive field experience (300 hours plus student teaching), you will learn how to reach and inspire students of all abilities and learning styles.


USF’s Special Education curriculum will prepare you for all aspects of the classroom. By utilizing the Universal Design for Learning (UDL), you will develop lessons that meet the needs of all, thereby inspiring students to reach their highest levels of learning.

As you near graduation, you’ll be prepared to take the Special Education licensure exam for the state of Indiana.

In the Field

As a Special Education major at the University of Saint Francis, you’ll get in the field your first semester — and will complete more than 300 hours prior to the semester-long student teaching placement! You will:

  • Practice and experience working with students from diverse backgrounds in public, private, charter, & religious schools; in urban, suburban, and rural settings
  • Apply the knowledge and skills learned in your coursework
  • Learn from many cooperating teachers and mentors
  • Build your confidence as you build your professional knowledge & skills

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Rhetoric & Composition
  • US History
  • General Psychology
  • Foundational Theories for Learner Success
  • Introduction to Teacher Education
  • The Franciscan Tradition
  • Cultural Diversity and Human Rights

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


122 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • USF Application (Free & online)
  • Common Application
  • Transcripts
  • Test Scores (ACT, SAT)
  • Reference Request Form

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30380 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    30380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30380 USD per year during 48 months.
  • $965 per credit for Part-Time students

Living costs for Fort Wayne

830 - 1270 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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