Master of Education in Special Education
Clemson University

Program Details

The Master of Education in Special Education from Clemson offers an online program open to educators working in formal educational settings. The program’s success relies on candidates’ access to students in a classroom to fulfill course assignments of working with children.

This online gifted and special education master’s degree delves into applied behavior analysis and the ethical and legal considerations of such. Other study topics include:

  • Supporting students with high-incidence disabilities
  • Advanced classroom management
  • Behavior analytic supervision
  • Experimental analysis of behavior

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Clemson University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

GRE, MAT, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Must be currently employed in an education setting
  • GRE/MAT waived for applicants with a 3.0 GPA or higher