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Bachelor of Arts in Education in Disability Services

The Bachelor of Arts in Special Education with a concentration in Disability Services is now available for undergraduate students who are interested in working with individuals with exceptionalities in non-teaching careers. This unique concentration will prepare candidates to work with, supervise, advise, interact with, respect, and support individuals with disabilities. Incorporated in this concentration are authentic experiences where candidates work closely with individuals with disabilities, their families, businesses, and community agencies. Candidates in this program can expect to gain hands-on experiences working directly with various populations of individuals with disabilities. 

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Applications are accepted year-round, thus students can apply during any term. 

Applicants seeking admission to the College of Education and Human Services must have the following to be eligible:

  • Satisfactory completion of 60 semester hours of credit from UNF or other regionally accredited institution(s). An Associate in Arts Degree (AA) from one of Florida's public community/state colleges or SUS schools satisfies General Education and Gordon Rule requirements.
  • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 or better in all college level course work.
  • Contact Dr. O'Farrell by email at for more information.

Admission Denied

Students not meeting the minimum admissions requirements for the University may apply for admission by completing the University's Admission Decision Appeal Form. Applications submitted prior to June 1, 2021, please email your appeal directly to

Students not meeting the minimum admission requirements for the College of Education and Human Services should contact our Disability Services Academic Advisor, Erica Hughes by email at and the Program Faculty, Debbie Reed by email at for alternative pathways to enter the program.

Please Note

  • No more than 10 semester hours can be completed before a student is fully admitted including a maximum of 6 semester hours of approved transfer credits from another institution.
  • A student may receive credit for a course only once. However, the GPA will reflect all repeated courses.
  • An approved Dual/Concurrent enrollment form is required prior to registering for courses at another institution.
  • Students are strongly advised not to enroll in courses at another institution during their last semester at UNF.
  • Graduation will most likely be delayed for students who attempt dual enrollment in their last semester.