Concordia University - Nebraska

Master of Education - Special Education

Address:

800 N. Columbia Avenue

Seward, NE 68434

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Education - Special Education

Format: Online

Program Description:

If you are passionate about helping every student reach their full potential, the online Master of Education in Special Education from Concordia University, Nebraska is a great choice for you. Our NCATE-accredited program focuses on inclusive teaching, assessment and classroom management techniques to prepare you to work with students who have mild to moderate learning, cognitive, mental and physical disabilities. You might pursue a career in the classroom or in other industries.

Our special education master’s program curriculum includes key topics such as foundational knowledge of special education, inclusive practices, behavior management in inclusive settings, outcome-based instructional strategies, assessment of diverse learners and psychological fundamentals of teaching and learning. A practicum will give you valuable hands-on observation and experience. If desired, you may also complete requirements for a K–6 endorsement, 7–12 endorsement or K–12 endorsement.

With completion of the M.Ed. in Special Education, you might work or collaborate with families, school psychologists, counselors, administrators and general education teachers to develop educational plans that help students succeed. You could pursue positions in ministry, business or the private sector. With one of three special education endorsements, you could work in the school system to fill a vital gap in education.

Accreditation:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University II

Loans Offered: Download and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov. The federal school code for Concordia University, Nebraska is 002541.

Locale: Distant Town

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