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A minor in special education studies is available for undergraduates who are interested in expanding their knowledge of the field of special education without earning certification.

The role of parents, educators, doctors and others in the development of children is crucial to their success. Saint Joseph's University's Child and Family Studies major is designed for students looking to specialize in the care and development of young children and youth. Through your coursework and field experience as a childhood studies major, you will learn how to better serve your community, starting with our youngest generation.

Today, there is a greater understanding of the specific needs of individuals with ASD, driving a need for professionals with expertise in research and best practices related to teaching and caring for them. To meet this expanding need, Saint Joseph’s University offers a four-course Autism Spectrum Disorder Certificate that prepares students to assist and empower members of this population.