Chapman University

College of Educational Studies

MA in Special Education


One University Drive - Office of Graduate Admission

One University Drive

Orange, CA 92866

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA in Special Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts in Special Education focuses on the tools necessary to build inclusive communities of families and colleagues. Effective communication, informed decision making, and advocacy for students are all stressed. The MA in Special Education is generally completed in four to five semesters. Note that the MA in Special Education can be completed in conjunction with the Education Specialist Credential Programs. Those credentials include the choice of: mild/moderate, moderate/severe, Level II mild/moderate and moderate/severe.


Chapman University is accredited by and is a member of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The College of Educational Studies is nationally accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC). The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing for the University’s teacher training and credential programs.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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