Northcentral University

School of Education

Master of Education - Special Education


2488 Historic Decatur Rd. Suite 100

San Diego, CA 92106

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Education - Special Education

Format: Online

Program Description:

NCU's online Master of Education (MEd) program is suited to learners who want to combine a strong understanding of current theory and practice in education and/or organizational leadership with their personal needs and career focus. The Special Education (SE) specialization is designed to prepare graduates to teach and work with individuals with various types of disabilities. The specialized curriculum prepares learners to teach students with mental, physical, behavioral and learning disabilities, as well as work in a variety of related fields. The course offerings within the SE specialization covers a wide spectrum of issues relating to individuals with disabilities, including the development and characteristics of learners, individual learning differences, instructional strategies, social development, and language development. The curriculum encompasses learning environments, instructional planning, assessment, professional and ethical practices, and collaboration.

Northcentral University strives to enable students to make informed choices about their academic program selection by making disclosures to prospective students in a clear, timely, and meaningful way. Visit for more information.

Financial aid may be available to those who qualify.


Northcentral University is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). 985 Atlantic Avenue Ste 100, Alameda, CA 94501 510.748.9001, For NCU program disclosures visit

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid Description: Financial aid may be available to those who qualify.

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: NCU prides itself on being learner-centered and caring about the success of our learners. We provide tuition payment options that we feel meet your needs and permits the University to prosper and grow.

Locale: Small Suburb

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