Master Of Education In Special Education
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100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total
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Oct 26, 2020
Accreditation
NCATE through CAEP

Help Students Thrive with a Master of Education in Special Education Degree

You love helping children with special needs learn and grow. You are seeking a versatile degree that prepares you for a wide variety of careers in the field of education. You want to leave a lasting legacy and make a difference in the lives of your students.

Learn how to design and implement effective school curricula with Liberty’s online Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Instruction – Special Education degree. Our program teaches best methods for helping kids with special needs and learning disabilities thrive academically. By the time you graduate, you’ll know how to develop personalized learning plans for individual students. You can help children everywhere develop the skills they need to succeed in school and in life.

Our M.Ed. in Special Education is a non-licensure program designed to help you take the next step in your career. By earning your master’s, you can gain a competitive advantage in the job market and develop specialized knowledge and skills. Maybe you want to work as a teacher, or perhaps you’d like to pursue non-teaching roles in the field of education. Either way, our Master of Education can help you achieve your goals.

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Why Choose Liberty University’s Special Education Master’s Degree Program?

As pioneers in distance learning since 1985, we’re committed to providing an education that works for you. This degree is offered 100% online, and the courses have no set login times. Take the next step in your academic journey without relocating or taking time off from work. 

We don’t just train educators — we train educators who want to make a positive impact on the next generation. It’s about who you are and who you aspire to become. Earn your M.Ed. at Liberty and prepare to lead with integrity in the education sector.

At Liberty, you’ll receive quality academics, affordable tuition rates, and practical training from professors who have years of real-world experience. If you want to study under industry experts who care about your personal and professional success, then our program is for you!


What Will You Learn in Our Online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction Courses?

Liberty’s M.Ed. in Special Education curriculum will hone your skill set and broaden your professional capacity. You’ll develop a solid foundation in current learning theories, then apply those theories to real-world challenges.

Learn how to meet the needs of young learners using intervention strategies, educational technology, and cutting-edge curricula. With the skills you will gain in this program, you can enhance your students’ learning experience and help children of all backgrounds and learning styles succeed.

Liberty’s M.Ed. provides a mix of core education courses and targeted special education classes. Within the cognate, you’ll look at how developmental disabilities, especially autism, can affect children’s performance in school. Equipped with this knowledge, you can work to develop instructional strategies, equipment, and classroom settings that meet students’ unique needs.

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Highlights of Liberty’s Master’s in Special Education Instruction

  • Liberty is ranked in the top 1% of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility by BestColleges.com — and one of the top 10 online schools in America by Niche.com. Earning your online degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition will set you apart from others in your field.
  • While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have lowered our tuition for our Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Education programs. At $415 per credit hour for full-time students, Liberty University’s M.Ed. program is available at one of the lowest tuition rates for this degree in the country.
  • This program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
  • You can complete Liberty University’s curriculum and instruction program in under 2 years!
  • Our online courses are only 8 weeks long, with 8 different start dates offered each year and no set login times.
  • As an online graduate student, you can access a wealth of resources through our top-notch research portal.
  • Network with education students, faculty, and professionals from across the country while completing Liberty’s master’s in education.

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Military Benefits for the Online Master of Education in Special Education

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey.

As a thank-you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:

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

What Can You Do with a Master of Education in Special Education Intervention?

Liberty University’s master’s in education will equip you to pursue many job opportunities in the world of education. Whether you want to advance in your current field or launch a new career altogether, we can help. Some of the roles you may qualify for after completing this degree include:

  • Educational consultant
  • Educational diagnostician
  • Instructional coordinator
  • Paraeducator
  • Special education supervisor
  • Special education teacher
  • Special education tester

Admission Requirements for Liberty’s Master of Education in Special Education Intervention Online Program

A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or above GPA is required for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions related information.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts
  • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses — documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.


*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, at Special Education Teachers (viewed online September 18, 2020). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.