Master of Science in Learning Disabilities
Minnesota State University-Mankato

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Learning Disabilities program prepares educators to work with students who have special needs that require special education methods.  The curriculum provides the knowledge and skills educators need to understand, educate, and guide these students, as well as teaching educational theories, best practices, and about the use of technology.  Courses may include Behavior Management and Learning Environments for Diverse Learners, Introduction to Psychology and Education of Exceptional Children and Youth, Formal and Informal Clinical Procedures, Advanced Instructional Methods for Learning Disabilities, and Program Foundations for Students with Learning and Behavior Problems.


  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts listing undergraduate/graduate degree(s)
  • Attainment of a minimum GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale) in your undergraduate study
  • Two letters of recommendation

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

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