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Master of Education - Teaching and Learning - Special Education

Liberty University



The online M.Ed. Teaching and Learning - Special Education degree program from Liberty University is an excellent option for those individuals who are looking to prepare themselves with the knowledge and the skills that are needed for teaching within a special education program in a Christian, public and private schools.

During the course of this online degree in education, students will work to master the various skills that are needed to become an effective teaching, specifically a teacher who works with students requiring some version of special education.

Topics covered by the online special education courses in this online education degree include:

  • Advanced Educational Psychology
  • Understanding Educational Research and Assessment Foundations of Exceptionality
  • Foundations of Education
  • Curriculum Development
  • Collaborating for Successful Inclusive Classrooms
  • Collaborating for Successful Transitions
  • Educational Assessment for Special Needs
  • Classroom Management
  • Leadership and Supervision in Education
  • Directed Practicum
  • Teaching Mathematics
  • Language Acquisition and Instruction
  • Teaching Science in the Elementary School
  • Teaching Science in the Middle School
  • Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary School
  • Teaching Social Studies in the Middle School

Requiring three-credit hour student-teaching internship and on-campus intensives, this online master of education in special education provides students with the specialized preparation that is needed for seeking credentials for a K-12 school position or those with a desire to further their education and pursue either an Ed.S. or Ed.D.

This program is approved through the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and is a state-approved program for advanced licensure (reciprocity with other states) or endorsements.

Accreditation Information

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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