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MS Master of Science in Education Special Education Teaching specialization

Overview

Capella University's online Master's in Special Education Training program prepares you to have an impact on children with learning disabilities. This program is part of Capella's Professional Education Unit, which has been accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

The curriculum, developed around national special education standards, is designed to help you effectively teach children who have a variety of learning disabilities and come from diverse populations. You will study the latest strategies, practices, and techniques for teaching children with learning disabilities and participate in field experiences that will allow you to apply your skills in real-life situations.

To learn more about this degree program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

Degree Outcomes

With your Master's in Special Education Teaching from Capella, you'll understand the role and structure of special education within the educational system and learn to ethically and professionally apply policy and procedures. Additionally, you'll have the ability to plan, implement, and evaluate curriculum and instructional strategies to enhance and promote learning and collaborate effectively with all stakeholders to support individuals with exceptional needs. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at CapellaResults.com.

Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online Master's in Special Education Teaching include special education teacher, special education consultant, adjunct or part-time faculty, and teacher mentor or supervisor. Potential workplaces include: P–12 public school, alternative school, land-based or online college or university, hospital or clinic, nonprofit organization, and residential facility or private tutoring company.

Earn Credit for What You Already Know

Your previous learning, work experience, and industry certifications may help you earn your degree in less time. To learn more, contact an enrollment counselor or visit our competency-based Prior Learning Assessment.