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Master of Arts in Special Education

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Special Education offers eight focus areas for students to choose from.  Blended programs consist of: Deaf Education, Early Childhood Special Education, and Mild Interventions.  

The following focus areas are 100% online:

  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Autism
  • Director of Special Education/Exceptional Needs
  • Response to Interventions
  • Severe Interventions


  • Official transcripts
  • 2.75 GPA
  • A bachelor's degree is required

Accreditation & Licensing

The Higher Learning Commission

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)