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Special Education

Master of Arts in Teaching

(39 Credit Hours)

Special Education

Learn how to lead and inspire a new generation of students who have emotional, learning or mental disabilities. Gain the knowledge that will help students ages three through 21 learn how to become self-proficient and confident. The experience you gain will prepare you to teach or move into other professions such as occupational therapy, speech language pathology and school psychology.

This program leads to special education certification and/or licensure.

(The Master of Arts in Teaching Special Education Program is currently under revision. Applications are being accepted for Fall 2015. The application deadline for this term is April 1, 2015.)

Admissions Criteria

  • Official transcripts from all academic institutions
  • Official GRE scores
  • TOEFL scores if your primary language is not English
  • Undergraduate GPA of 2.5
  • Undergraduate coursework representing a broad liberal arts background
  • A cover letter
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Résumé
  • A statement of ability to perform essential teaching duties under the Americans with Disabilities Act

2014-15 Tuition

in-state: $484 per credit hour
out-of-state: $1,263 per credit hour

Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1
Spring: November 1

Contact Information

Angela Crespo Cozart
Program Director

Additional Information