Master of Arts in Teaching / Special Education
Georgia Southern University

Program Details

Enroll in this online special education degree and enhance professional opportunities.  This program is designed for those who have a bachelor’s degree in counseling, child and family development, psychology, or a closely related field.  The master’s in special education online degree leads to initial certification and a master’s degree for aspiring teachers in the PreK-12 setting, working with diverse learners with mild disabilities.  

The curriculum provides effective pedagogy in both instruction and classroom management to apply principles of educational foundations to meet the diverse learning needs of special education students.  Learn to develop school and community partnerships.  Graduates will be able to use technological resources as tools for instruction and for adaptive and assistive devices for students.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Georgia Southern University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent