Master of Education in Special Education

Department of Learning and Teaching

Program Overview

The M.Ed. in Special Education prepares candidates to work with students with disabilities from kindergarten through 22 years of age. The combination of theory and practical experience provides graduates with a solid understanding, knowledge and skill set to function as highly effective special educators.

What can I do with this degree?

Graduates typically teach special education students in K-12 classrooms or in organizations or nonprofit that serve this population.

Who should apply?

Please note that the M.Ed. in Special Education is now only accepting new students through our Master's Credential Cohort: Special Education, in which students earn the M.Ed. in conjunction with the Preliminary Education Specialist Credential.