Specialization or Specialized may refer to:


* Academic specialization, may be a course of study or major at an academic institution or may refer to the field in which a specialist practices * Specialty (medicine), a branch of medical practice


* Cellular differentiation, the process by which a less specialized cell becomes a more specialized cell type * Specialty (medicine), a branch of medical science * Generalist and specialist species, in biology and ecology * Specialization in multicellular organisms

Computer science

* Partial template specialization, a particular form of class template specialization * Template specialization, a style of computer programming which allows alternative implementations to be provided based on certain characteristics of the parameterized type that is being instantiated

Economics and industry

* Departmentalization, refers to the process of grouping activities into departments * Division of labour, the specialization of cooperative labour in specific, circumscribed tasks and roles * Economic specialization, the separation of tasks within an economy * Flexible Specialization (Post-Fordism), a name given to the dominant system of economic production, consumption and associated socio-economic phenomena, in most industrialized countries since the late 20th century * Network governance, also known as Flexible Specialization


* Specialization (linguistics) * Specialized English, a controlled version of the English language used for radio broadcasting, easier for non-native speakers


* Specialization (logic), method of generating propositional knowledge, by applying general knowledge


* Specialization (pre)order, a natural preorder on the set of the points of a topological space


* SCT Logistics, transport company in Australia that formally traded as Specialised Container Transport * Specialised Technical Committees of the African Union * Specialized Bicycle Components, Bicycle manufacturer * Specialized Technology Resources, an American corporation headquartered in Enfield, Connecticut * Specialized System Consultants, a private media company that publishes magazines and reference manuals


* Cognitive specialization, refers to the theory that learning certain skills inhibits the ability to learn related but dissimilar skills * Specialization of knowledge * Interactive specialization, a theory of brain development

Other uses

* Specialized Mobile Radio, analog or digital trunked two-way radio system * Specialized Bicycle Components, a company making bicycles and bicycle components

See also

* Specialist (disambiguation) {{disambiguation