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Competitive, Qualified, Ready to Work

UNO's Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders (SECD) is home to nationally ranked and unique student-centered programs. Our commitment to academic rigor assures you will be prepared for the challenges of your future occupation. The majority of our graduates are employed in high-demand areas such as speech-language pathology, special education and sign language interpreting upon graduation.


We offer:

Bachelor's degrees in Speech-Language PathologySign Language Interpreter, Special Education, and Early Childhood Inclusive.

Master's degrees in Speech-Language Pathology and Special Education

We have partnered with Educational Leadership to offer the new Special Education Supervisor endorsement.

Our commitment to accessibility includes distance-friendly options. Graduate programs in Behavior Intervention Specialist, Inclusion/Collaboration, and Special Education are all available online.

We recognize that learning is not exclusively restricted to the classroom. A combination of clinical experiences and service opportunities will support your academic coursework. This year alone, our on-campus Speech-Language Clinic, staffed by UNO faculty and students, provided more than 1,300 hours of clinical services.

At UNO, you will benefit from an engaged and dedicated faculty as well as a metropolitan environment. Our SECD department and UNO have strong ties within the Omaha community allowing for opportunities that increase your readiness for your future career and life in an ever-changing world.

Why Choose UNO?