Master of Education in Special Education
Lamar University

Program Details

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 Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • 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.