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Master of Arts in Education / Special Education

Program Details

The online Master of Arts degree in Education in Special Education program provides students increased flexibility and the 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 administration and curriculum specialists.  Courses include Issues in Special Education, Assessment and Evaluation of Exceptional Learners, Teaching Students with Mild Disabilities in Inclusive Settings, and Behavior and Classroom Management for Students with Special Needs.

Requirements

  • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Submit GRE General test scores (waived if cumulative GPA is 3.5 or above or if Basic Skills Requirement and subject matter competency is met by completion of a state approved program or passage of all CSET subtests)
  • Verify possession of Certificate of Clearance from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
  • Documentation of tuberculosis (TB) test clearance administered within 3 months prior to start of program

Accreditation & Licensing

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