Master of Arts in Education / Special Populations
Augustana University

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Education with a concentration in Special Populations program is offered to those who hold bachelor’s degrees with an emphasis in education and are eligible for licensure.  The curriculum focuses on how to support and teach at-risk students, with an emphasis on Autism, Response to Intervention (RTI) and emotional/behavioral issues.  Courses include RTI: Response to Intervention, Teaching Students at Risk, and Autism Spectrum Pedagogy.


  • Official transcripts showing proof of a completed baccalaureate degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Be a licensed teacher and/or eligible for licensure
  • Two references
  • Essay

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission