Earn your Master of Arts in Special Education with the University of South Florida. This fully online, non-thesis major provides flexible options for a diverse range of working adult students. Explore the Endorsement option if you are a certified teacher. The non-endorsement option is designed for those outside of the K-12 classroom, working with organizations or programs which interact with the gifted and talented. Studies for this online special education degree will incorporate topics such as:
- Educational research designs
- Disciplinary discourse
- Educational strategies
Learn more about gifted children through a supervised practicum, where you will gain experience with direct practice, program development, and administration. Develop your skills in consultation and collaboration, literacy, and professional accountability by working with a graduate director to determine how best to customize your curriculum. Utilize the USF online master’s in special education to further your knowledge and profession working with gifted and talented students.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
School Accreditation & Licensing
University of South Florida is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Admission TestsGRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent
- The GRE requirement may be waived with department approval.