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Overview

Make a positive impact on children with learning disabilities with Capella University's online master's in Special Education Training program. The curriculum, developed around national special education standards, is designed to help you effectively teach children with a variety of learning disabilities who live in diverse populations. You'll not only study the most current strategies, but also participate in field experiences that allow you to apply these newly acquired skills to real-life situations.

Capella is an accredited and nationally recognized university. Additionally, as part of Capella's Professional Education Unit, this program has been accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Moreover, Capella's online learning model is designed for busy working professionals like you. There are no in-person classes, which means you design your course schedule to fit around your life.

To learn more about this 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.