College of Arts & Sciences

Department of Special Education

Welcome to the Department of Special Education


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The Saint Joseph's University Special Education Department is a vibrant department comprised of dedicated faculty members with a wealth of educational experience. It is the goal of the faculty to prepare exemplary teachers, innovative school leaders, and educational researchers.

We welcome you to explore the educational opportunities offered by the special education department, whether you are planning for your undergraduate experience or returning for graduate coursework and advanced degrees.

If you would like to learn more about the Department of Special Education, please contact the Chair, Dr. Virginia Johnson, Chair, by telephone at 610-660-1574 or e-mail at