Master of Education in Teaching & Learning - Special Education Online Degree Program

Master of Education - Teaching and Learning with a cognate in Special Education


Admission Requirements  |  Program Format  |  Degree Requirements  |  Potential Careers

Prepare for a Rewarding Career with Liberty’s Master of Education in Teaching and Learning – Special Education

Liberty University’s Master’s in Teaching & Learning – Special Education degree is a non-licensure track program designed to help you excel as an educator by providing strong insight and resources from professors with years of experience. The M.Ed. Teaching and Learning- Special Education program is a great option for currently licensed teachers wishing to gain a master’s degree or students who do not need to become a licensed public school teacher. Students wishing to become licensed Special Education teachers should consider our Master of Arts in Teaching- Special Education.

The M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning - Special Education online degree program will teach you how to make an impact in the lives of exceptional students through different teaching concepts, approaches to learning disability programs, and relational strategies. With classes designed to give you a range of different skills needed to excel in the classroom, our program will ensure that you are fully equipped to enter your career with confidence.

Why Choose Liberty’s M.Ed. Teaching and Learning- Special Education Online Program?

Our Master’s in Special Education will equip you to make positive contributions to the lives of learners through a Biblical worldview. Liberty University is proud to offer full accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), so your degree will be recognized across the nation. We are proud to offer this program 100% online with no required on-campus intensives, so you can complete this degree without the need to relocate or take time off from work.

The School of Education is committed to providing the highest quality Christian education based on the principles of God’s Word and are committed to the University’s mission of Training Champions for Christ.  

What Will You Learn in Our M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning - Special Education Cognate?

Liberty University’s online Special Education courses are designed to help you meet the needs of learners through intervention strategies and the use of technology-enhanced learning practices. You can help bridge the gap between current educational theories and practical applications as you study tools, methods, and approaches to enhance the education of the student. Through a fascinating study of autism across the lifespan, our professors will equip you with methods for monitoring the impact of interventions to help children with special learning styles and preferences succeed. We are committed to fostering the success of every learner and helping you excel in your career. With Liberty’s online Special Education Master’s Degree, you will be prepared to enter this ever-expanding career field with confidence.

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M.Ed. Special Education Program Highlights

  • By earning your Master of Education in Teaching and Learning – Special Education online from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in the field.
  • Tuition rates for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs have not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university.
  • You are able to complete our M.Ed. Teaching and Learning - Special Education in less than two years.
  • You will benefit from networking opportunities with other educators in the program from around the country.

Military Benefits

Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts - $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

Special Education Program Format

  • 100% Online
  • 36 total credit hours
  • Up to 50% may be transferred in approved and available.
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning - Special Education Degree Information and Requirements

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Potential Career Options

  • Special Education Teacher
  • Para-Educator