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Master of Education / Special Education

Program Details

Graceland University offers a Master of Education with a concentration in Special Education. Students will enhance their own teaching strategies in working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The curriculum helps educators learn instructional methodologies and guidelines for effective behavior management and learning assistance.


  • Completion of a teacher education program with a bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited college or university, verified on original transcripts
  • Indication of academic success: 3.0 overall GPA in a completed undergraduate program
  • A copy of a current teaching license
  • Verification of a full-time teaching position as evidenced by letter from school in which teacher is practicing
  • Two letters of reference
  • A statement and explanation of professional goals
  • Verification of ongoing access to computer technology, including email and Internet

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission