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Special Education MAT

Master of Arts in Teaching Special Education

Format: Main Campus, Partially Online

By pursuing this graduate degree in Special Education, you will gain the necessary skills in becoming an educator who can address different aspects of the exceptional learner. The Master of Arts in Teaching program is designed to prepare you for special education instruction for students whose learning needs require an individualized education plan (IEP). We offer you advanced study for effective teaching and learning environments using specialized strategies, in various school and community settings from pre-kindergarten to the 12th grade in Georgia schools. Following program completion, you will be able to obtain a T-5 level of certification, which leads to an increase in pay or starting salary in teaching. 

Industry Highlights

Employment is expected to increase faster than average. Job prospects should be excellent, as many districts constantly seek certified special education teachers.

- Council for Exceptional Childeren

Career Opportunities

  • Middle and Secondary Education
  • Public or Private Schools
  • Higher Education
  • Early Intervention Services

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of the low student-to-faculty ratio that gives them a more personalized experience in all areas of their teacher education, along with valuable field experiences and internships in cooperating local schools.

NEWS:

Read More Represent the College of Education: Student Scholars Symposium

(February 17, 2017) The 23rd Annual Student Scholars Symposium will be held on April 19-20, 2017.

Read More College of Education Brown Bag Lecture Series | Spring 2017

(February 17, 2017) The Bryan County Schools Superintendent, Dr. Paul Brooksher, and Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning, Dr. Brad Anderson, will be discussing employment opportunities in Bryan County. 

Read More APPLY NOW 2017-2018 Armstrong Scholarships

(February 09, 2017) The deadline to submit your 2017-18 Armstrong Scholarship Application is fast approaching! 

Read More Free Start Strong, Start Now Minimester Registration Event on Feb. 17

(February 13, 2017) – Kick start your career in information technology, business economics, health science or another exciting field with this one-day registration event for new students. Complete an application, be admitted and sign up for the upcoming minimester all on the same day. All application fees will be waived for this event. Click through for additional details.

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