University of New England

Distance Education

Master of Education in Inclusion Education


11 Hills Beach Road

Biddeford, ME 04005

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Education

Format: Online

Program Description:

Educators looking to understand the most recent strategies for reaching challenged learners should consider the Inclusion Education focus of the Masters Degree in Education program at the University of New England. Educators in this fast-growing field can gain insight into assessment and instruction for students at all levels, by choosing this specialized concentration. These courses are designed for educators, both teachers and administrators, who wish to have more background in inclusion practices and concerns. Because the courses are all taken online, educators are able to implement the strategies they learn in order to start better assessing their students before the program is completed. This unique concentration explores methods and strategies for teaching all students in inclusion settings with a special course on the range and use of assistive technologies. Furthermore, formal and informal procedures for assessing special needs students will be reviewed with a focus always on utilizing the results to inform and plan instruction. Finally, the ability to apply special education law to your setting and a practicum to integrate all your inclusive education learning concludes this concentration.


The University of New England is regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC CIHE). NEASC is the nation’s oldest regional accrediting association whose mission is the establishment and maintenance of high levels of education, from pre-kindergarten through the higher education doctoral level. Accreditation is the review of the quality of educational institutions and programs. In the United States, accreditation is a major way that the public knows that an institution or program provides a high quality education.

Eligibility Requirements:

Students must have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution; a valid license or certificate to teach and a minimum of one year teaching experience; and currently be employed as a teacher or have access to a classroom on a regular basis.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Master's College or University II

Loans Offered: Federal and Private educational loans are available.

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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