Education Specialist in Emotional & Behavioral Disorders
William Carey University

Program Details

The School of Education serves to prepare confident, caring, and reflective educators within a Christian environment, from a liberal arts curriculum for pre-service educators as well as advanced preparation for in-service educators. The specific goals and objectives of the Specialist of Education program are to provide students with opportunities to become confident, caring, and reflective educators. The academic requirements for a Specialist in Education for emotional and behavioral disorders degree consist of courses from four categories: (1) professional education, (2) specialized concentration, (3) experiential courses, and (4) research.


  • Hold a master’s degree from an institution fully accredited by a recognized accrediting agency
  • Hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts of all college work completed to date
  • Overall minimum GPA of 3.25 (4.0 scale) in a related master's program
  • Have completed 30 hours of graduate work
  • Hold a valid teaching license or waiver of licensure form
  • Two reference forms

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Restricted States