University of Central Florida

College of Education and Human Performance

Exceptional Education



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Exceptional Education

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Exceptional Education MEd program prepares exceptional education teachers to work in programs serving Pre-K-12 students with disabilities. The program is designed for teachers already certified in exceptional student education (or other certification in special education) to enhance their knowledge, skills, and dispositions. The Master of Arts in Exceptional Education program is for noneducation majors or previously certified teachers in another content area. Graduates must be eligible for certification by the successful completion of the degree program in the area of exceptional student education (ESE) and achieving a passing score on the Florida certification exam. Graduates will also be eligible for reading and ESOL endorsement upon successful completion of the master's degree program, if not currently endorsed.

International Student Requirements:

International students are required to provide the International Services Center (ISC) with several immigration documents and forms required for the issuance of the I-20 or DS-2019. International students must demonstrate their proficiency in the English language. International students, except those who are from countries where English is the only official language, those who have earned a degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university, or those who have earned a degree from a country where English is the only official language or a university at which English is the only official language of instruction

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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