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Master of Arts in Education in Special Education

Program Details

The online MAE in Special Education degree program from Western Kentucky University is designed to empower teachers to address authentic needs in classroom management, differentiated instruction, and improve student learning. This program offers two tracks to suit students' personal interests and professional goals:

  • Moderate & Severe Disabilities
  • Learning & Behavior Disorders


  • U.S. baccalaureate degree or higher, or equivalent international degree, from an accredited institution
  • Baccalaureate degree cumulative GPA of 2.75 or greater on a 4.0 scale
  • Teaching certificate

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges