Master of Science in Teaching / Childhood Special Education
Fordham University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Teaching in Childhood Special Education program prepares educators to teach children with disabilities in grades 1-6.  The curriculum is grounded in Jesuit values of acceptance, compassion, and understanding of the whole individual.  Students learn to create classroom environments where all children can learn, thrive, and succeed.  Classes and coursework blend instruction in child development, adaptive instructional practices for children in all settings, and professional studies.  The program offers strategies and techniques relevant to modern classroom success with a focus on approaches that consider the emotional and academic growth of the whole child and consists of varied, adaptive learning techniques.

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Fordham University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)