Master of Education in Special Education
University of Cincinnati-Online

Program Details

Designed for the working professional, the MEd in Special Education offered by the University of Cincinnati can be completed online in a year.  This graduate degree focuses on the learning, social, occupational and developmental needs of those with disabilities. Students will study behavioral and autism spectrum disorders, alongside core special education classes. This program also emphasizes leadership and teamwork skills to utilize in this unique education environment which provides both direct and indirect services.  UC’s MEd in Special Education can enable you to become the leadership of positive change that impacts the quality of life of both students with disabilities and their support network.  Sample coursework in this advanced degree includes:

  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Promoting Positive Behaviors
  • Autism and Developmental Disabilities


  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • A statement of goals
  • Transcripts
  • A cover letter
  • A valid teaching license
  • A GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for undergraduate coursework

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission