The Department of Special Education offers several masters-level programs for educators as well as a post-baccalaureate initial certification program in special education. Nationally accredited and recognized by Master’s Degree Online as one of the best special education masters programs in the nation, our programs emphasize carefully sequenced classes and field experiences that enable you to gradually increase your knowledge and skills in the field of special education.

Programs

The Master of Science Program: Specialization for Special Education Teachers is designed for certified special educators who wish to advance their knowledge and skills in current trends and issues in special education. 

The Master of Science Program: Specialization for Teachers Seeking Cross Endorsement is designed for teachers who are certified in either elementary or secondary education and are seeking a cross endorsement in special education.

The Master of Science Program for Teachers: Specialization for Teachers Not Seeking Cross Endorsement is designed for teachers who are certified in either elementary or secondary education who are not seeking a cross endorsement in special education.

The Post-Baccalaureate Certification Program in Special Education is a non-degree program for individuals who have earned an undergraduate degree that did not lead to teacher certification (i.e., psychology, sociology, general sciences, human services, mathematics, business, liberal arts, etc.) and are seeking an initial certified in special education.