Liberty University Online

Master of Arts in Teaching: Special Education


1971 University Blvd.

Lynchburg, VA 24502

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Teaching: Special Education

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

Whether you are looking for a dynamic career in education or are interested in investing in the lives of special-needs students, the Master of Arts in Teaching with a specialization in Special Education through Liberty University Online will prepare you for initial teaching licensure in special education. In addition to taking core courses, you will study behavior management, educational assessment and intervention and develop strategies for successful inclusive classrooms. In addition, you will complete your student teaching requirement in the area in which you are seeking licensure. The program requires a three-credit-hour student teaching internship, and may include on-campus intensives

Potential Career Fields: Special Education Teacher, Special Education Coordinator


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Eligibility Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree from an institution that is accredited by an agency that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. This program has a student teaching requirement and must pass The Praxis Series to graduate.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Available to many students and parents, loans are an option for funding one's education.

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