Master of Education: Special Education Cohort Program

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Special Education remains one of the perennial critical shortage areas in teaching. That’s why MBU’s online, 11-course MEd program streamlines your path. Enroll today to add a K-12 Special Education endorsement in 12-15 months at a special discounted rate.  As a concentration within our proven Master of Education degree, this program provides the intense preparation needed to differentiate for exceptional learners in the classroom.


Why Special Ed at MBU?

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Special Tuition Rate

$325/credit hour

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Our fully online program fits around your life. The 12-week fieldwork requirement may be done on the job for working teachers if there are students with disabilities in your class (and if approved by your school division).

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Complete the program in 12-15 months
K-12 Special Education endorsement available
Choose one of two options for your course sequence.

My true joy in life is seeing others fulfill their potential as teachers and community leaders. Giving back to our communities is a lifelong passion for me.

Dr. Alice Waddell

Assistant Professor of Education

Course Sample

IN 627 Contemporary Learning Theory for Diverse Learners 3sh
IN 629 Leadership in Education 3sh
IN 630 Methods of Professional Inquiry 4sh
IN 620 Inquiry in the Legal and Political Processes of Exceptionality 3sh
ED 608 Field Experience in Special Education 3sh
ED 622 An Integrated Approach to Exceptionality 3sh
ED 624 An Integrated Approach to Differentiated Curriculum and Instruction 3sh
ED 625 Classroom and Behavioral Management: Theory and Practice 3sh
ED 627 Collaboration and Transition for Exceptional Students 3sh
ED 631 Technologies to Advance Learning 3sh
ED 632 Inquiry Research Project 3sh