Wisconsin Lutheran College

Master of Arts in Special Education Leadership


8800 West Bluemound Road

Milwaukee, WI 53226

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Special Education Leadership

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Wisconsin Lutheran College offers a Master of Arts degree in two specializations focused on special education. Students can elect to pursue a Master of Arts degree in Special Education Leadership or a Master of Arts degree in Cross-Categorical Special Education.

    • tudents enrolled in our educational master's programs will enhance their cognitive, analytical, and reflective thinking skills through research in education theory, practice, and psychology. Technological applications and leadership opportunities are integrated throughout our curriculum.

      M.A. in Special Education Leadership

      The Special Education Leadership specialization provides an appropriate degree for mid-career special education professionals interested in meeting the leadership challenge of guiding, mentoring, and shaping special education programs to positively impact student achievement on the elementary, middle, or secondary levels. This specialization focuses on high performance research, practical models, and data-driven decision-making. Candidates must be prepared to participate in practical experiences, teacher performance assessments, and results-oriented expectations and become fully immersed in the legal and ethical standards that govern special education programs.

      License Opportunities

      The program provides candidates an opportunity to complete the necessary coursework for licensure as a Special Education Teacher in Cross-Categorical Special Education (WI #801), along with concentration in the area of specific learning disability (WI #811-LD). The program is offered as dual certification in alignment with regular education teacher licensure for MC/EA or EA/A. Candidates who already possess a regular educator license may pursue this program as an additional license; those without the regular teacher license must complete the dual licensure requirements. 


    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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    Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Federal Application for Free Financial Aid (FAFSA Code: 14658).

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