Graduate Certificate in Special Education / Mild-Moderate Disabilities
University of Southern California

Program Details

The University of Southern California offers an online Master of Arts in Teaching degree program for aspiring K-12 teachers. The curriculum blends theory and practice for preparing individuals to create environments that promote learning for the variety of students. Students can choose from 5 concentrations:

  • Multiple Subject Teaching (Elementary)
  • Secondary English
  • Secondary Mathematics
  • Secondary Science
  • Secondary Social Science


This program requires guided practice.

  • A bachelor's degree or its recognized equivalent from an accredited institution
  • A superior scholastic record, normally above a 3.0 GPA
  • The ability to communicate effectively (both written and verbal) as demonstrated by academic performance and/or professional experience
  • A Statement of Purpose that clearly indicates professional career goals and reasons for seeking the degree
  • Resume
  • 2 letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission