Meet the unique learning needs of your students

The online Special Education master’s degree can help you gain general or specialized skills and expertise in special education based on the students you teach or the endorsement you need. Through the program, you will learn to enhance your teaching effectiveness and integrate a curriculum to include and engage all students.

Choose from emphasis areas in:

  • Advanced Practitioner
  • High Ability Education (Gifted)
  • Special Education Generalist

Career Opportunities

  • Special Education Teacher
  • Special Education Director
  • Special Education Curriculum Specialist
  • Behavior Intervention Specialist
  • Gifted and Talented Program Director

Benefits of a Master's Degree

A graduate degree helps you advance your career by qualifying for higher positions with additional leadership opportunities. The median salary for those with master’s degrees is 16% higher than for those with an undergraduate degree, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.