Greg Dziuban
Graduate Admissions Coordinator
University Hall 271
College of Education


Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Special Education

The Master of Education in Special Education is an advanced degree program dealing with moderate to severe disabilities. The program emphasizes autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).

Armstrong Edge

  • Convenient program tailored for working professionals: All courses are online. From start to finish, the program takes less than two years (five semesters) with only two courses during each fall and spring semester.
  • Local proximity for face-to-face assistance: No other online program can offer you the opportunity to visit the Savannah campus – at any time – to meet with professors. Students will routinely receive assistance online, via email or on the telephone; however, the face-to-face option is always available.
  • Quality instruction: Over the years, Armstrong education programs have a track record of producing excellent teachers. All online instructors are fully qualified – both as special education and online educators – and provide the highest level of instruction. Because we recognize some students are new to online instruction, we supply the assistance needed so students are comfortable with this delivery method and prepared to succeed.
  • Reasonable cost: Compare Armstrong’s cost to the cost at other institutions. Not only is the cost reasonable, but students are eligible to apply for financial aid.

Bonus Feature

Four online courses in the program comprise the only state-approved Special Education Transition Specialist Endorsement offered by a Georgia university. The endorsement will be added to your teaching certificate.

Course of Study

The Master of Education in Special Education consists of 33 semester hours of approved online course work, including Special Education Transition Specialist Endorsement requirements, completed over five semesters.

Career Opportunities

Graduates with an advanced degree in special education will be prepared to compete for many job opportunities in public and private schools, especially in positions linked to transition responsibilities.