The online Master of Education in Special Education program provides teachers at the graduate level with the tools needed to support exceptional learners’ educational needs in K-12 schools. Students will learn strategies and methods for teaching and leading children with special learning needs. The curriculum provides learners with the content, knowledge, and skills needed to assess, instruct, and provide behavioral support for exceptional learners from an inclusive, collaborative perspective.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Lamar University is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.5 or above (4.0 scale)
Additional Materials May Be Requested, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Candidates should have 2 years of teaching experience and be employed on an approved public or private school campus.
- This program may involve on-campus residency requirements.