Master of Education in Special Education (Licensure)
Colorado Christian University

Program Details

The Master of Education in Special Education program provides students with the tools to begin their professional career in teaching. At Colorado Christian University, master's in Special Education graduates develop abilities to integrate complex data from educational theory, practice, applied research, and critical thinking skills needed to discern emerging issues in the field of Special Education.

Graduates of the licensure track will obtain a master's degree with a recommendation for Special Education Generalist Licensure. It is the responsibility of the out-of-state student to check for reciprocity agreements and education licensing requirements in his or her home state.


Students are required to complete a student teaching and internship experience.

  • An official transcript that reflects a bachelor’s or master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Personal interview
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • One professional recommendation
  • Program specific essay
  • A minimum undergraduate grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Complete background check
  • Applicants must take and pass the state approved content exam in Elementary Education and submit test results to CCU prior to enrolling in any education core courses

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission

Restricted States

Arkansas, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky