Master of Education in Special Education / Early Childhood Special Education
University of Missouri-Columbia

Program Details

University of Missouri – Columbia offers an online Master of Education in Special Education degree with a specialization in Early Childhood Special Education. With this program, individuals are prepared to work with young children who show signs of disabilities and are at risk for not succeeding in school. This program prepares educators of this population to assist and bridge gaps for these students to help them succeed.


  • Completed bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 hours of undergraduate education
  • Transcripts of all previous college or university education
  • GRE scores
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • 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