Career Profiles in Special Education

There is a great variety of career paths available in the field of special education. These profiles provide details about the typical responsibilities, preparation required, personal qualities, job outlook and advancement, and sources of additional information for many of the career choices in special education.

Careers In Special Education

The following list contains the various Careers in Special Education. The same selections are contained in the menu selections to the left.

  • Adapted Physical Education Teacher
  • Educational Diagnostician
  • Interpreter for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
  • Music Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Paraeducators
  • Physical Therapist
  • School Counselor
  • School Nurse
  • School Psychologist
  • School Social Worker
  • Special Education Administrator
  • Special Education Technology Specialist
  • Special Educators
  • Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Therapeutic Recreation Specialist
  • Who are special education students?
  • Your Career in Special Education