Valdosta University offers an online Education Specialist degree in Special Education. This degree is for those who already hold a master's degree and are practicing special educators. Skills taught in this program directly relate to students with speech, hearing, or physical ailments. After graduation, professional teachers will have a greater understanding to be able to take on leadership roles within special education.
Master’s degree in special education (or related area: i.e. speech pathology)
20+ hours at master’s level in special education considered GAPSC (or reciprocal certification body) teacher certification in special education (or related area)
Minimum GGPA 3.0 (4.0 scale)
Minimum GRE 850 overall (Verbal no less than 400)
Minimum GRE 286 (2011 or later) overall (Verbal no less than 146)
OR Minimum MAT 390
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
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