Special Education MEd - Online

Master of Education in Special Education

Format: Online

By pursuing this graduate degree in Special Education, you will advance your skills in becoming a master teacher who can address different aspects of the exceptional learner. The Master of Education program is designed to help you build upon your existing expertise as an educator for students with moderate to severe disabilities. We will prepare you in establishing effective teaching and learning environments in various school and community settings, with an emphasis in autism spectrum disorder (ASDs). After program completion in this advanced study, you will be able to upgrade your teaching certificate to the T-5 level of licensure, which leads to a higher salary.

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 Children

Career Opportunities

  • Elementary, Middle and Secondary Education
  • Public or Private Schools
  • Higher Education
  • Specialty Advancement

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of this online program because it is the only state-approved Special Education Transition Specialist Endorsement offered by a Georgia university, which is added to their teaching certificates.


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