Special Education: Advanced Practitioner

U.S. News and World ReportDegree: Master of Arts in Education
Program: Special Education: Advanced Practitioner
Degree Level: Graduate
Credit Hours: 36 credit hours
Delivery Format: Online
Prerequisites: Bachelor's Degree - Teacher Certification in Special Education; Prerequisite for Assistive Technology Specialist Emphasis is bachelor's degree only

The Master of Arts in Education: Special Education – Advanced Practitioner program is designed for teachers who currently hold certification in Special Education and would like to further their education. Students have four options to choose from: 1) Behavioral Interventionist Emphasis 2) Inclusive Collaboration Specialist Emphasis 3) Assistive Technology Specialist Emphasis 4) Functional Academic Skills and Independent Living Specialist Emphasis. Courses are offered online at the graduate level.


Required and Elective Courses

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Program Overview

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How do I get started?


1. Learn more
about the program on the Department of Teacher Education website, or request information.

2. Prepare to apply by viewing the program's application process, or apply now.

3. Contact the coordinator with any questions about the program:

Sarah Bartling
Online Program Coordinator
Department of Teacher Education
University of Nebraska at Kearney
Phone: 308-865-8513
Email: teacheredonline@unk.edu
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