Master of Science in Education / Special Education (Cross-Categorical or Early Childhood)
Concordia University Wisconsin & Ann Arbor

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Education with a specialization in Special Education program gives students everything they need to advance their careers in this field, so they are ready to make a difference in the educations of extraordinary children.  The curriculum teaches students to identify characteristics of children with disabilities, assess their individual needs, serve on an IEP team, and design intervention strategy.  Coursework teaches relevant teaching strategies to implement in classrooms and how to incorporate technologies that enhance instruction.  Students can also work towards Cross-Categorical or Early Childhood Licensures.


  • All official transcripts leading to your bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA requirement of 3.0
  • Essay
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Must hold a current teaching license if seeking licensure

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission