Master of Education / Special Education
Central Washington University

Program Details

The online Master of Education with specialization in Special Education is designed for students who are looking to study various areas within the field of special education. The program is specifically designed to prepare teachers for meeting the diverse tasks required in teaching individuals with disabilities.

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Special Education
  • Foundations of Special Education
  • Behavior Management for Students with Disabilities
  • Assessment of Students with Disabilities
  • Teaching Strategies, Curriculum, and Materials for Students with Disabilities


  • Statement of Educational and Professional Objectives
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • 3.0 GPA or above on the last 90 quarter credits/60 semester credits
  • Valid teaching certificate
  • Minimum of one year of contracted teaching or permission of special education faculty

School Accreditation Statement

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Geographic Restrictions

Central Washington University is not authorized to deliver online courses and online programs to students residing in Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, and Missouri.