Associate in Applied Science in Paraprofessional/Special Education
Lehigh Carbon Community College

Program Details

The online AAS in Paraprofessional/Special Education degree program from Lehigh Carbon Community College is designed to prepare students to work as paraprofessionals or teacher assistants with the ability to effectively educate and serve individuals with diverse learning abilities. Graduates possess the knowledge and skills needed to:

  • Identify patterns of human development and learning across the life span and understand that each child's learning and development are unique based on knowledge of family, culture, and biological influences, and special education law
  • Develop collaborative relationships with colleagues to support and advocate for children's learning
  • Modify and adapt teaching strategies for individual students

Requirements

  • High school transcripts or GED scores
  • College transcripts (if applicable)
  • Placement test (some students may be exempt)

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education