Capella University

MS - Special Education Teaching

Address:

225 South 6th Street, 9th Floor

Minneapolis, MN 55402

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MS - Special Education Teaching

Format: Online

Program Description:

Make a positive impact on children with learning disabilities with Capella University's online master's in Special Education Training program. The curriculum, developed around national special education standards, is designed to help you effectively teach children with a variety of learning disabilities who live in diverse populations. You'll not only study the most current strategies, but also participate in field experiences that allow you to apply these newly acquired skills to real-life situations.

Capella is an accredited and nationally recognized university. Additionally, as part of Capella's Professional Education Unit, this program has been accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Moreover, Capella's online learning model is designed for busy working professionals like you. There are no in-person classes, which means you design your course schedule to fit around your life.

With your Master's in Special Education Teaching from Capella, you'll understand the role and structure of special education within the educational system and learn to ethically and professionally apply policy and procedures. Additionally, you'll have the ability to plan, implement, and evaluate curriculum and instructional strategies to enhance and promote learning and collaborate effectively with all stakeholders to support individuals with exceptional needs.

Common jobs with an online Master's in Special Education Teaching include special education teacher, special education consultant, adjunct or part-time faculty, and teacher mentor or supervisor. Potential workplaces include: P–12 public school, alternative school, land-based or online college or university, hospital or clinic, nonprofit organization, and residential facility or private tutoring company.

Capella Education Company was named one of Forbes magazine’s “100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America” for 2014 (Forbes, 2014).

Accreditation:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree (or its foreign equivalent) from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution and an undergraduate GPA of at least 2.7 (on a 4.0 scale) or its equivalent from an international institution.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Loans Offered: Capella participates in Federal financial aid programs including the Federal Pell Grant Program and Federal Stafford Loan Program. Capella is also eligible to certify Veterans Educational Benefits and can provide info on other non-federal loan programs.

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