Special Education: Special Education Generalist

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Degree: Master of Arts in Education
Program: Special Education: Special Education Generalist
This option leads to certification in either K-6 or 7-12 special education. Check with advisor for exact program.
Degree Level: Graduate
Credit Hours: 36 credit hours
Delivery Format: Online
Prerequisites: Bachelor’s Degree, Teacher Certification, and 6 hours of courses (see below)

The Master of Arts in Education: Special Education – Special Education Generalist degree is designed for teachers who currently hold a teaching certificate in any discipline and would like to obtain certification in special education in the state of Nebraska. Students pursuing certification in other states must check with their State Department of Education for certification requirements. 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. Request information about the program to learn more.

2. Apply to the program.

3. Contact UNK eCampus with any questions:

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Phone: 308-865-8927
Email: ecampus@unk.edu

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