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Master of Arts in Education/Special Education

University of Phoenix



The online Mater of Arts in Education - Special Education degree from the University of Phoenix is an excellent online program for those candidates for teacher licensure who are looking to develop their understanding of the field of special education.

While in this online degree program students will work with experts in the field of special education to gain the skills and knowledge that is needed for creating specialized pedagogy intended for special education.

While in these online special education courses, students will develop the skills that are needed for working in a variety of areas, such as:

  • Primary grades special education teacher
  • Rehabilitation teacher
  • Teacher of the visually impaired
  • Teacher of the hearing impaired
  • Learning disabilities specialist

Each student/applicant is responsible for checking with his or her state Department of Education and/or school district to determine specific credentialing requirements.

All applicants must have a regionally or nationally accredited U.S. bachelor's degree; a cumulative graduate GPA of 2.5 or higher; 3 years of post high school, full time work experience.

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While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

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