The University of Arizona Global Campus

MA in Special Education

Address:

1531 N. Euclid Avenue

P.O. Box 210801

Tucson, AZ 85721

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA in Special Education

Format: Online

Program Description:

Open education to all students with your Master of Arts in Special Education from University of Arizona Global Campus (UAGC). This online graduate degree is designed for professionals interested in working with children with disabilities.

Increasingly, there is a demand for educators with highly specialized skills. In this program, you will provide meaningful learning experiences based on the ways that exceptional students develop. Learn to design and implement curricula for exceptional students. Collaborate with families, fellow educators, and communities to address the needs of exceptional students. Create an environment that cultivates learning for all. Earn your Master of Arts in Special Education.

An online degree from University of Arizona Global Campus (UAGC) does not lead to immediate teacher licensure in any state. If you want to become a classroom teacher, contact your state's education authorities prior to enrolling at UAGCto determine what state-specific requirements you must complete before obtaining your teacher's license. UAGCgraduates will be subject to additional requirements on a state-by-state basis that will include one or more of the following: student teaching or practicum experience, additional coursework, additional testing, or, if the state requires a specific type of degree to seek alternative certification, earning an additional degree. None of UAGC's online education programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), which is a requirement for certification in some states. Other factors, such as a student's criminal history, may prevent an applicant from obtaining licensure or employment in this field of study. All prospective students are advised to visit the Education Resource Organizations Directory (EROD) and to contact the licensing body of the state where they are licensed or intend to obtain licensure to verify that these courses qualify for teacher certification, endorsement, and/or salary benefits in that state prior to enrolling. Prospective students are also advised to regularly review the state's policies and procedures relating to licensure as those policies are subject to change.


This degree does not lead to licensure or certification.


Accreditation:

Ashford University is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, www.wascsenior.org

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

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