Master of Science in Special Education
Jackson State University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Special Education program is designed to enhance the skill sets of certified educators when it comes to meeting the needs of individuals withy disabilities.  The curriculum encourages and facilitates the efforts of candidates to gain knowledge, skills, understandings, appreciations, and attitudes necessary for effective interaction and instruction of individuals with disabilities.  The instructional curriculum and learning experiences provide opportunities for candidates to develop competences and attitudes that promote and actualize excellence in teaching and outcomes.


  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Official transcripts
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Writing sample
  • Interview
  • Teaching license/certification

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges