The online Master of Arts in Education in Special Education is designed for individuals with a teaching license and a wish to expand teaching skills and knowledge of the characteristics and interventions used with students who require special assistance through special education. The curriculum prepares highly effective professional decision makers and reflective educators who are proficient in foundational knowledge; referral, evaluation, planning, and programming; and instructional design, teaching, and ongoing evaluation. Coursework also teaches students collaboration and communication skills and core special education skills including instructional strategies, social and emotional health, social competence, cultural competence, classroom management, and academic competence.
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent