Master of Arts in Education / Moderate & Severe Disabilities (P-12)
Georgetown College

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Education with a specialization in Moderate and Severe Disabilities for grades PreK-12 is a certification program for certified teachers who wish to teach students with moderate to severe disabilities (MSD).  The curriculum provides knowledge and strategies to teach MSD school-age children and young adults, as well as helping them plan for their transition into adult life, while stressing research-based practices and collaboration with regular education, families, and community agencies in inclusive settings.  Coursework addresses instructional, social, educational, and transitional needs from birth through adult life.


  • Submit official transcripts with undergraduate degree posted and official transcript if graduate coursework was completed
  • Students must have either a 2.75 undergraduate GPA, a 3.0 on the last 30 hours of coursework, or a 3.5 on 15 hours of graduate work
  • Please answer the writing prompt using critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity
  • If you are certified in a state other than Kentucky, submit a copy of your teaching certificate

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges