The Master of Education in Special Education (M.Ed.) program is designed for practicing teachers who want to become leaders in their field. The program prepares teachers to work with children with disabilities in inclusive settings, and offers advanced coursework in areas such as special education law, behavior management, and curriculum planning.
Students in the M.Ed. program take courses online, and complete an internship at a school or agency located near them. Students can expect to complete the degree in two years.
The degree provides a broad spectrum of courses that allow students to focus on a variety of special education topics including autism spectrum disorders, learning disabilities and emotional/behavioral disorders.
This degree program is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to become a catalyst for change in your students’ lives—starting with an understanding of how students learn and develop, continuing with an exploration of how instructional strategies are used to effectively teach individuals with disabilities, and culminating with a capstone experience as you put it all together.
Special education teachers are professionals who have advanced degrees and are licensed to work with children with special needs. The Master of Education in Special Education provides students with the opportunity to develop a deeper set of skills and knowledge, enabling them to become more effective teachers.
The program is geared towards professionals who wish to advance their careers in education as teachers, consultants, administrators, curriculum specialists or researchers. The program is designed for full time students and part time students.
This degree program is designed to help prospective teachers develop effective instruction, assessment, and behavior management skills while also preparing them to be leaders in their professional community.
Students who complete this program will learn about a broad range of topics related to special education, including instructional planning and classroom management, curriculum development, and assessment practices.
Master of Education in Special Education program helps teachers apply their skills to a variety of teaching and leadership opportunities in the field. Over the course of the program, students will learn about learning disabilities, diversity and inclusion, behavior management and more. Courses are taught by faculty members who have real-world experience in special education with topics ranging from autism spectrum disorders to teacher leadership.
The Master of Education in Special Education program is designed for educators who have an interest in working with students with mild-to-moderate special needs. This course prepares you to teach students with a range of disabilities and special needs, including those with learning disabilities and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder, or intellectual disability.
This course is designed to prepare you to effectively educate students with mild-to-moderate disabilities in a variety of settings. You will learn about the latest research in mild-to-moderate special education practices and theories, and how best to apply this knowledge to your classroom context. The coursework also includes opportunities for you to develop expertise in your chosen area of focus.
The Master of Education in Special Education program provides the opportunity to earn a master’s degree, take coursework leading to licensure in mild-moderate disabilities (K–12), and/or pursue coursework that leads to an endorsement in autism spectrum disorders.