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Master of Education in Special Education / Collaborative Teacher, K-6

Program Details

The online MEd in Special Education / Collaborative Teacher K-6 degree program from the University of West Alabama prepares graduates to provide developmentally appropriate instruction to students in kindergarten through sixth grade who have cognitive, behavioral, physical, or multiple disabilities. Courses cover topics such as:

  • Characteristics & Strategies for Special Needs Students
  • Developing Receptive & Expressive Communication Skills
  • Behavior Management
  • Special Education Issues
  • Teaching the Severely & Profoundly Disabled


  • Official college and institution transcripts
  • Fingerprints/verification of background clearance

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


This program includes AL teaching certification. Students living/teaching outside of AL should consult their state's certification requirements.