Master of Arts in Education / Collaborative/Special Education
University of North Alabama

Program Details

The Master of Arts in Education degree at the University of North Alabama is offered for individuals with a bachelor's degree who seek professional expertise in teaching. The Collaborative/Special Education specialization curriculum outlines areas including behavior analysis, exceptional learning needs, and special education law. Graduates will pursue careers working closely with young children and their families.


This degree program requires 36-39 credits for completion.

  • A minimum score of 388 on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT), a score of 800 on the combined verbal and quantitative portions of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), or a passing score on the appropriate Praxis II subject examination
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution
  • A valid bachelor’s-level professional educator certificate in the same field in which the Class A Professional Educator Certificate is sought
  • 3.0 minimum GPA

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges