Master of Arts in Special Education
West Virginia University

Program Details

West Virginia University offers an online Master of Arts in Special Education, due to the demand in teachers who are effective in helping students with special needs grow and develop. The coursework is online, however students sync with other classmates for online meetings and complete clinical experiences in their own communities.

Students can choose one of the following specializations:

  • Applied Behavioral Analyst
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Gifted Education
  • Multicategorical Special Education
  • Severe/Multiple Disabilities

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

West Virginia University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Occupational License

Additional Info

  • Permission for Field/Clinical Experiences completed by a school administrator