The master of education with specialization in special education is designed to allow students to pursue graduate-level study in the various areas of special education.
Program Admission Requirements:
Students must have an institutional endorsement in special education. Students without an institutional endorsement will be required to complete the endorsement prior to the final thesis and/or project for their master’s degree. Anyone wanting to complete a master’s degree without a special education teaching certificate must have special education faculty permission.
Submission of a copy of a valid teaching certificate with application materials.
Recommended Program Admission Requirements: Minimum of one year of contracted teaching.
Students will complete the prescribed program course of study for 45 credits. The prescribed course of study must be completed and approved by a program advisor or committee chair upon completion of 15 credits. The program is delivered on-line, with the core courses offered in conjunction with the Master of Education: Literacy.