Eastern Illinois University is proudly taking a leadership position in preparing professionals to work with infants, toddlers, preschoolers, elementary and secondary age individuals identified as disabled and their families. Curriculum, supervisory and administrative personnel are also prepared. The Special Education Program is designed to be flexible. Advisement Sequences allow Masters candidates to complete coursework complimentary to their personal professional goals.
Graduate Assistantships available.
The university is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Teacher education programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The special education programs are approved by the Council for Exceptional Children and the Illinois State Board of Education.