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. Certified teachers (P-12) or related service personnel who wish to add to their repertoire of strategies for diverse learners in their settings would benefit from this program.
Program Admission Requirements:
Submission of a copy of a valid teaching certificate with application materials.
High-speed internet access and webcam are necessary requirements for online learning.
Minimum of one year of contracted teaching or permission of special education faculty.
Undergraduate GPA of 3.0.
Potential graduate students will need to identify their current knowledge, skills, and philosophy related to working with students with disabilities in their admission letter.
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 online, with the core courses offered in conjunction with the master of education: literacy.