The School of Education and Human Development at the University of Houston - Victoria offers a Master's of Education in Special Education online for students from special and general education backgrounds and for those working in organizations serving the needs of people with disabilities in the community. Students are exposed to a wide variety of topics within the field of Special Education and are prepared to engage in activities related to informal assessment, functional behavior assessment, behavior intervention, programming and transition. Additionally, students receive extensive exposure to special education law and are challenged to know the requirements of all laws that relate to the needs of those with disabilities both within the schools and in the public domain. Many students who graduate with Master's in Special Education are employed in the public schools. However, there are also career opportunities for those interested in other work environments. These include positions with the departments of education, regional education service centers, and state and local agencies serving the needs of individuals with disabilities.
The Master’s of Education in Special Education classes are delivered completely online.* This program is ideal for students who work full time, have family obligations and/or live in an area where access to higher education is not available. Online courses are designed so students can access and participate in their classes virtually any time of the day.