Program Overview

With an online Special Education master’s degree from Saint Mary’s, you’ll develop an inclusive teaching approach that goes further to help students achieve their full potential. Explore ways to remove barriers for students with special needs and learn how to develop an Individualized Education Program to support them. Also, learn how to more effectively customize your instruction to meet students at their skill level.

This online master’s degree in special education prepares you to work with learners who receive special education services for specific learning disabilities, children on the autism spectrum, and/or those with emotional or behavioral disorders.

If you would like to learn more about Saint Mary's online Master's in Special Education degree program, complete the form to request more information. 

Note: Students who live and work in Minnesota may choose to complete additional requirements to be eligible to apply for a Minnesota special education license in the areas of: specific learning disability (LD), emotional or behavioral disorders (EBD) and/or autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    The Higher Learning Commission,


    Must hold an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution and an overall grade-point average (GPA) of 2.75 on a 4.00 scale. Required application materials include: Official transcripts. Personal statement. Current resume. Two letters of reference or recommendation.

    School Overview

    Saint Mary's University of Minnesota's Online Degree Programs. At Saint Mary's, we take pride in offering online undergraduate and graduate degrees designed to complement the schedules of working adults like you. Get an affordable, convenient education from a top-ranked university that's grounded in real-world applications.

    Saint Mary's University's long history of innovation in education continues with our learning management system on an iPad, allowing for learning on the go. Our commitment to our Lasallian Catholic tradition of continuous learning, ethics, and advancing the common good also endures. Through our online programs, we work hard to encourage students to become thoughtful professionals and ethical leaders. Programs are offered at locations in Minnesota and Wisconsin as well as online.

    Take the Classroom With You. Discover our revolutionary learning management system on an iPad that puts classes at your fingertips. As a student in our online programs, you will receive an iPad loaded with our learning platform to use during the duration of the program.

    • Seamlessly access your course materials
    • Keep up with classmates and faculty wherever you are
    • Develop mobile technology skills employers value

    Gain a practical, career-focused education in a supportive, student-oriented online environment. Find out more about Saint Mary's University and its history of educational innovation.


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