Special Education (M.S.)

The Special Education program will prepare you to create effective teaching and learning environments for individuals with disabilities in state, national and global communities. You will be equipped with professional knowledge and skills to assume a leadership role in public schools, group homes, residential treatment programs or a variety of community-based programs.

Program Highlights

Program Distinctions

  • Accredited by the Council for Exceptional Children
  • Membership in Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP)
  • The federal government is sponsoring a TEACH Grant program for up to $4,000 a year for graduate students in special education. 
  • The Learning Disability Summer Reading and Math Camp helps improve skills for more than 200 students in K-8.

Graduate Director

Dr. Bradley Kaffar

Popular Careers

  • Special education teacher
  • Treatment program coordinator
  • Education specialist
  • Vocational coordinator

Application Deadlines

U.S. Citizens International
Outside U.S.
Inside U.S.
Fall August 1 June 15 August 1
Spring January 1 October 15 January 1
Summer June 1 February 15 June 1

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