Ashford University

MA in Education - Special Education (non-licensure)


8620 Spectrum Center Blvd.

San Diego, CA 92123

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA in Education - Special Education (non-licensure)

Format: Online

Program Description:

Open up education to all students by earning your Master of Arts in Education online with a specialization in Special Education (non-licensure) from Ashford University. Focus your education degree with the Special Education specialization that will support the needs of exceptional students in school programs.

The Special Education specialization allows you to respond to students' diverse abilities and styles as you provide equitable learning. You will learn classroom management, as well as how to identify disabilities and special abilities. If you are committed to an education career, then the Master of Arts in Education from Ashford University is for you. Make an impact on our nation's schools with the expertise that derives from an advanced degree.

An online degree from Ashford University does not lead to immediate teacher licensure, or certification, in any state. If you want to become a classroom teacher, contact your state’s education authorities prior to enrolling at Ashford to determine what state-specific requirements you must complete before obtaining your teacher’s license.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Eligibility Requirements:

Regionally accredited bachelor’s degree, minimum GPA of 2.75 (If GPA is below 2.75, you may be conditionally admitted per review)

Facts & Figures

Classification: Baccalaureate College—Liberal Arts

Locale: Fringe Town

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