Master of Applied Science in Assessment / K-12 Cross-Categorical Special Education
Missouri Western State University

Program Details

The online Master of Applied Science in Assessment in K-12 Cross-Categorical Special Education program is designed for teachers wanting to improve skills and increase student learning as they learn to meet the demands and challenges of high standards and accountability.  The program helps those educators who want to effectively support learners who experience mild/moderate disability in diverse, inclusive, K-12 classrooms.  Others who will benefit from this program include parents and family advocates of these children, school administrators, policy makers, speech pathologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and other service providers who want to better serve learners with mild or moderate disability.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or a closely related field from an accredited College or University
  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 minimum
  • Provide transcripts of all previously completed university level work – both Undergraduate and Graduate
  • Statement of Purpose

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

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