Master of Arts in Teaching – Special Education

Master of Arts in Teaching with a cognate in Special Education

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Master of Arts in Teaching - Special Education
School of Education

Liberty University's Master of Arts in Teaching - Special Education is specifically geared toward individuals with no prior teaching experience who are interested in gaining initial teaching licensure in special education. Along with core courses, you will study behavior management, educational assessment and intervention and collaboration for special transitions, and build strategies for successful inclusive classrooms. In addition, you will complete your student teaching requirement in the area in which you are seeking licensure.

This program is accredited under the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) Standards through the CAEP Accreditation System.

Program Format

Degree Information and Requirements

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Licensure Information

  • The Education Department will verify that students have completed one of Liberty’s Virginia state-approved licensure programs. Students should verify any additional licensure requirements with their home state. For state approval information, visit

Potential Career Fields

  • Special Education Teacher