Minor In Special Education Online Degree Programs

Gain Valuable Knowledge in Liberty University’s Minor in Special Education Online


Liberty University’s online Minor in Special Education is an excellent addition to any degree. An online Minor in Special Education will prepare you to help children who have mental or physical disabilities. You will serve as a positive resource to students and those committed to helping them succeed.

While pursuing our online special education minor, our professors will equip you with the skills needed to successfully manage a classroom, provide encouragement, and diffuse tense situations. In this rewarding minor, you can watch children thrive as a direct result of the knowledge you’ll gain in our online classes. 

Why Choose Special Education?
What Will You Learn?
Course Requirements

Why Choose Liberty University’s Online Minor in Special Education?

Liberty University’s Minor in Special Education is offered completely online just like our Bachelor of Science in Special Education Interdisciplinary Studies. This online format allows you to remain active in your job, with your family, and in your community without the worry of having to take courses on campus. 

If you are interested in a more in-depth study of special education, our bachelor’s degree in special education interdisciplinary studies is a great stepping stone to the licensure track Master of Arts in Teaching Special Education. You could also pursue the Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.), which is designed for (or can lead to) teacher licensure.

Our School of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) through the Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation (CAEP) as an education preparation provider. 

What Will You Learn in Our Minor in Special Education Online?

Liberty University’s Minor in Special Education online courses are designed to introduce you to key concepts in special education including learning problems and intervention for intellectually and physically disabled students.

The professors and faculty at Liberty are dedicated to Training Champions for Christ through a Christian worldview. Our hope is that you take that training and integrate it into your teaching as you prepare students for success in their educational pursuits.   

Minor in Special Education Course Requirements (15 hours)

  • EDSP 360 – Learning and Behavior Problems
  • EDSP 370 – Intervention for Students with Intellectual Disabilities
  • EDSP 410 – Instructional Adaption for Special Education
  • EDSP 429 – Survey of Trends in Special Education
  • PSYC 345 – Exceptional Child 
    • or  EDUC 307 – Instructional Practices for Differentiated Instruction