Master of Education in Special Education
Coastal Carolina University

Program Details

The online Master of Education in Special Education program is designed to advance the careers of licensed teachers who seek expertise in special education content knowledge.  The program prepares graduate students to advance as leaders in school districts or at the state education agency level, teach foundational college courses in special education, conduct collaborative research, and improve student outcomes among learners with disabilities.  Coursework is related to special education legislation, applied behavior analysis, instructional design, assessment, functional behavior analysis, and educational research.  Concentrations are available in:

  • Specific Learning Disabilities
  • Emotional Disabilities
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Severe Disabilities

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Coastal Carolina 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)

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Occupational License, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Applicants must possess an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 OR minimum scores on the GRE (minimum score of 286 with no less than 146 on the verbal and 140 on the quantitative portions) OR a minimum score (388) on the MAT.