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Master of Education - Exceptional Student Education

Northcentral University



The online Master of Education - Exceptional Student Education degree program from Northcentral University has been specifically designed for those educators who are looking to develop their knowledge for working with exceptional students.

Throughout the course of this online education - exceptional student education degree program, individuals will study a combination of current theory and practice in education and/or organizational leadership with their personal needs and career focus.

Throughout the course of this online education degree program, students will partake in a number of education courses that will introduce them to an number of topics, including:

  • Introduction to Special Education
  • Exceptional Student Assessment
  • Characteristics of Learning Disabled Students
  • Characteristics of Emotionally Disabled Students
  • Teaching Methods for the Mentally Disabled
  • Special Education Law
  • Teaching Strategies for Learning Disabled and Behavioral Disorders
  • Exceptional Student Management
  • Language Disabilities
  • Transition Programs for Exceptional Students
  • Research and Practical Applications in Gifted and Talented Education
  • Designing Services, Curriculum, and Programs for Gifted Education
  • Using Media and Technology with Gifted and Talented Learners

The specialized curriculum prepares learners to teach students with mental, physical, behavioral and learning disabilities, as well as work in a variety of related fields.

Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, from an accredited or approved institution. The equivalent to a Bachelor's degree is 120 semester credits of college level coursework, including a minimum of English composition I and II and a college-level math course.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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