Master of Education in Special Education
Georgia Southern University

Program Details

The online Master of Education in Special Education program provides additional preparation to certified teachers when helping students with disabilities in the PreK-12 setting.  Students learn to research and apply evidence-based pedagogy in all areas of instruction in the PreK-12 settings for diverse learners with an emphasis on mild or moderate to severe disabilities.  Coursework also prepares students to use technological resources as tools for instruction, to use reflective practices necessary to be effective teachers for students with diverse learning needs, and to develop school and community partnerships that lead to addressing content in a variety of functional and academic areas.


  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Possess or be eligible for a Georgia level four certificate or equivalent or possess or be eligible for a Certificate of Eligibility for an Induction certificate
  • Cumulative 2.50 (4.0 scale) GPA or higher on all undergraduate and graduate work combined
  • Statement of purpose
  • Disclosure and Affirmation statements

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges