UGA Specific Information for Special Education

The special education program prepares teachers and teacher-educators, and provides leadership in the field at local, state, national and international levels. Its graduate programs are perennially ranked among the top 20 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. The special education program prepares highly skilled teachers and teacher-educators, and provides leadership in the field at local, state, national and international levels to assist individuals with disabilities in acquiring greater independence in an increasingly diverse, technological, and literacy-intensive global community. 


Class of 2019 Career Outcomes for Special Education*

** Includes Self-Employed

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The information below represents employers and position titles from the Class of 2019 Career Outcomes Survey. To view historical Career Outcomes for this major, click here and select "Historical Data" from the navigation menu.

Employer Position Title(s)
Andi Schilling SLD Self-Contained Teacher
Atkinson County School District Special Education Teacher
Atlanta Public Schools Special Education Teacher/Resource/Inclusion
Ben Hill County Schools Teacher
Beverly Harper Special Education Teacher
Carrollton City Schools District Special Education Teacher
Clarke County School District LID Special Education Teacher, Teacher
Cobb County School District Emotional Behavior Teacher, Teacher, Autism Classroom
Columbia County School System Interrelated Special Education Teacher
Crisp County School District Elementary Special Education Teacher
East Lake Academy Special Education Teacher
ESU 13 Head Start Education Supervisor
Forsyth County Schools Teacher
Fuel Hot Yoga Yoga Instructor
Fulton County School System Special Education Teacher, Teacher-InterRelated
Gordon County School District Moderate/Severe Special Education Teacher
Gwinnett County Public Schools Special Education Teacher, Teacher
Hope Haven of Northeast Georgia, Inc. Direct Support Professional
Jordan School District Teacher
Kids R Kids Learning Academies English Teacher
Laurens County School District Special Education Inclusion Teacher
Montgomery County Schools Special Education Teacher
Oglethorpe County School System Teacher
Paulding County Schools Special Education Math Teacher
Primrose Primary School Teacher
Seminole County Schools Special Education Teacher
Toombs County School District Special Education Teacher
Walton County School District Special Education Paraprofessional
Watksinville First Baptist Church Youth Director
* denotes no responses received.
*Source: Areas above marked with an Asterisk (*) have been created utilizing data taken from the UGA Career Outcomes Survey. The "Employers Hiring...," "Job Titles of...," "Career Outcomes for...," and "Graduate/Professional Schools and Programs..." information listed above represent UGA Class of 2019 Graduates. The lists are not exhaustive and therefore do not represent all potential career options. Click here for more detailed Career Outcomes information regarding this major.

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS ATTENDED BY UGA Special Education - Bachelor's Degree MAJORS FOR THE CLASS OF 2019**

Graduate School Program(s)
Florida State University Not Specified, Not Specified
George Mason University Special Education, MEd
Georgia State University School Counseling, MEd
Samford University Speech Language Pathology, MS
University of Georgia Special Education, MEd; Special Education, PhD; Special Education (Adapted Curriculum & Autism), MEd; Special Education (Adapted Curriculum and Autism), MEd
* denotes no responses received.