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Master of Education in Special Education
Indiana Wesleyan University offers an online Master of Education degree with a concentration in Special Education. Students will learn methods and models for teaching children with mild to moderate special learning needs.
This program requires students to complete clinical experiences across a variety of grade levels, settings, and disability types.
A baccalaureate or graduate degree from a college or university accredited by a regional accrediting body or the Association for Biblical Higher Education verified on original transcripts sent by the institution directly to Indiana Wesleyan University
An undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher from the baccalaureate degree granting institution at which at least of minimum of 30 hours was completed
Public school candidates need:
A valid (but not necessarily current) state teacher’s license
At least one year (i.e., a minimum of one semester and one day) of teaching experience from an approved and accredited public, private, or parochial P-12 school in the United States or abroad
Supporting documentation demonstrating access to a P-12 classroom
Candidates seeking acceptance into the M.Ed. with a major in Special Education program leading to Exceptional Needs – Mild Intervention licensure in the state of Indiana must have successfully completed or obtained one of the following:
A current and valid Indiana elementary teaching license, or
A three-credit hour course in phonics (undergraduate or graduate level) with a minimum grade of C, or
A passing score on an Indiana CORE exam
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
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