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Master of Education / Special Education

Program Details

The online Master of Education with a specialization in Special Education provides teachers who are already certified in PreK-12 teaching with the opportunity to become certified in Special Education as well.  For teachers already certified in Special Education, the program allows teachers to develop expertise in autism or behavior management.  Either option helps students develop expertise in behavior management and learning disabilities.


  • Provide an official transcript verifying an earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
  • Undergraduate GPA of a 2.80 is required for admission. Students with a GPA below 2.80, scores form the Miller AnalogiesTest (MAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) are required
  • Copy of valid teacher certification (if pursuing the Autism Spectrum Disorders Certificate)

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)