Biola University

13800 Biola Ave, La Mirada, CA 90639-0001

Program Details

Biola University offers an online Master of Arts degree in Education in Special Education. The completely online environment of this course aims to provide to students increased flexibility and convenience of attending class during their free time. This degree is designed for those wishing to earn a special education credential, as well as current administrations and curriculum specialists.

This program provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to assist classroom teachers that serve special needs students. Students will take courses in three main areas; core coursework, special education program work, and a capstone experience. Core coursework involves 22 units, the concentration 15 units, and the capstone experience one unit. Students will participate in a variety of courses such as Professional Writing, Educational Psychology, Issues in Special Education, and either a research project or thesis course.

The research project involves a written report as well as the project, while the thesis must be completed through a literature review and research. Over the duration of either option, students will receive guidance and supervision from a faculty advisor.

Biola University requires 38-credit hours in order to complete this program; most students finish the program in about 2 to 3 years, while still being full time educators.

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    Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

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