Master of Arts in Education / Special Education
Fontbonne University

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Education with a concentration in Special Education program is designed for teachers committed to enhancing the learning of students with special needs in grades K-12.  The program provides opportunities to expand educators’ own knowledge, skills, and proficiency through courses, applied practices, and research.  Coursework is designed to provide the tools necessary to meet the needs of students identified with specific learning difficulties while also providing topics of particular interest to each candidate.  Courses include:

  • Introduction and Methods of Teaching Cross-Categorical Disabilities
  • Transition/Career Education for Students with Disabilities
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Enhancing Student Achievement through Positive Behavioral Supports
  • Understanding the Diverse Learner

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Fontbonne University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Essay/Writing Sample, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)