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Elementary & Special Education

The Department of Elementary and Special Education (ESE) will teach you how to unlock the potential of young and differently-abled minds. Build your foundation with our Bachelor of Science in Elementary and Special Education. Our faculty will mentor you as you navigate your first classroom teaching experiences. From there, refine your expertise with our graduate offerings. Specialize your skill set with an endorsement. Go right into our Master of Education in Early Childhood Education. You will have a well-rounded academic experience as an ESE student. Take part in research, grant work or publishing opportunities. Whichever program you choose, prepare to work hard and become the best teacher you can be.

Associate degrees may be started on any campus except the Dahlonega Campus. Bachelor's degrees may be started on any campus. Degrees can be completed on the campuses noted in charts below.

Bachelor Degree(s)

Bachelor's Degree Title Catalog Campus Colleges or Academic Units
Elementary and Special Education (B.S.)* C D G Elementary & Special Education

Associate Degree(s) in Core Curriculum with pathway courses

Associate degrees in core curriculum require 18 credit hours in Area F (pathway courses) within the 60 credit hour degree.
Pathway Catalog Campus Colleges or Academic Units
Early Childhood Care and Education Pathway (A.S.) C G O Elementary & Special Education

The campus designation code indicates that the degree can be completed on that campus or online, as indicated.
*Degree requires visits to multiple campuses.

BBlue Ridge
CCumming
DDahlonega
GGainesville
OOconee
OnlineOnline

Graduate programs at UNG have different admission requirements, application deadlines and tuition rates.  Select a program name or its catalog listing to learn more about UNG’s graduate offerings.  Contact Graduate Admissions if you have questions regarding the application process.

Program Name Catalog Campus Colleges or Academic Units
Master of Education with a major in Early Childhood Education Online Elementary & Special Education
Teacher Certificate Endorsement in English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Online Elementary & Special Education
Teacher Certificate Endorsement in Gifted In-Field Education Online Elementary & Special Education
Teacher Certificate Endorsement in Reading Education Online Elementary & Special Education

The campus designation code indicates that the degree can be completed on that campus or online, as indicated.
*Degree requires visits to multiple campuses.

BBlue Ridge
CCumming
DDahlonega
GGainesville
OOconee
OnlineOnline
Program Name Catalog Campus Colleges or Academic Units
Master of Education with a major in Early Childhood Education Online Elementary & Special Education
Teacher Certificate Endorsement in English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Online Elementary & Special Education
Teacher Certificate Endorsement in Gifted In-Field Education Online Elementary & Special Education
Teacher Certificate Endorsement in Reading Education Online Elementary & Special Education

The campus designation code indicates that the degree can be completed on that campus or online, as indicated.
*Degree requires visits to multiple campuses.

BBlue Ridge
CCumming
DDahlonega
GGainesville
OOconee
OnlineOnline

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