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The MA in Special Education is available as an Online Program that can be completed in as little as 24 months.

The Master of Arts in Education, Special Education Option, offers 3 distinct tracks.

Track 1: Generic Special Education is a 36-hour program that prepares individuals to work with candidates in a school setting with students who have mild to moderate disabilities.  All classes are delivered ONLINE.

Please contact Dr. Jan Murdock for more information about the Generic Special Education track.

Track 2: Educational Diagnostician is a 45-hour program preparing practicing teachers to work as diagnosticians at the district level.  Candidates must complete 9 hours of assessment coursework on campus.  These assessment courses are offered in the summer on a two-year cycle.

Please contact Dr. Jan Murdock for more information about the Educational Diagnostician track.

Track 3Autism & Developmental Disabilities in Early Childhood (AuDDEC) is the newest track and prepares candidates to work in early intervention community-based programs in early childhood school settings.  All classes are delivered ONLINE.  A University Certificate in Autism and Developmental Disabilities is offered to candidates who express an interest in this field and have completed a bachelor's degree.

Please contact Dr. Jan Murdock for more information about the AuDDEC track.