Monmouth University

Master of Science in Education in Special Education


Graduate Admission Office

400 Cedar Avenue

West Long Branch, NJ 07764

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Education in Special Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Monmouth University’s 30-credit Master of Science in Special Education is a nationally accredited program that allows you to study evidence-based principles and theories as well as laws and policies to understand how P–12 students’ unique needs and abilities affect their school performance. Our programs are designed for practitioners who serve children and families with specific educational needs through assessment and intervention; leadership and collaboration; clinical application, research, and practice. Practitioners of learning and growth theories, relevant teaching content areas, and the theories, laws, procedures and programs related to the field of special education will also benefit from our program.

Programs for certified teachers include:

  • Teacher of Students with Disabilities (TSD)
  • Learning Disabilities Teacher-Consultant (LDT-C)
  • Teacher in Inclusive Settings
  • Autism (fully online)

We also offer an 18-credit online Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) certificate, which prepares students to sit for the Board Certification in Behavior Analysis (BCBA) exam. All programs in Special Education are aligned with Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) national standards.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize Suburb

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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