Master of Arts in Special Education/Intervention Specialist / Academic Coaching & Leadership
University of Northern Colorado

Program Details

University of Northern Colorado offers an online Master of Arts in Special Education degree with a specialization in Intervention Specialist, Academic Coaching and Leadership. Through this program, teachers will gain more training and understanding of behavioral and social success among students. The curriculum is research-based, providing a high quality and accurate approach to special education intervention.


  • Official copies of transcripts
  • Resume
  • Two professional letters of recommendation from previous employers or academic professors
  • 1-2 page statement of educational goals and philosophy
  • Evidence of licensure/endorsement as a special education generalist teacher OR
  • Evidence of 24 semester hours of college level coursework from a regionally credited college or university in each of the areas (overview of special education; behavior; assessment and identification of children with disabilities; differentiating instruction for learners with diverse needs; transition and secondary services; reading, math; and oral and written language) with 2.6 overall degree GPA

School Accreditation Statement

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