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.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.75 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Essay/Writing Sample, Occupational License