Curiosity and discovery are what make a true student. With a master’s degree in Special Education from Webster University, you’ll be able to better understand the developmental, socio-emotional and academic needs of exceptional learners so you can help them reach their learning potential.

Regardless of whether you are working towards your first teaching certificate in special education, or you are a practicing professional looking for recent advances in evidence-based practices to improve the quality of life for persons with disabilities, our Master degree programs in Special Education programs will propel you towards your goal.

Master of Arts in Special Education

Offers practicing educators, related service professionals, and other qualified individuals opportunities to advance their understanding of special education issues, research, and interventions in schools, community agencies, and other clinical settings.

MA Emphases

        *Course sequence approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB)

Master of Arts in Teaching with an emphasis in Special Education

To gain additional expertise, MAT students may choose to complete an additional content emphasis while completing their graduate studies.

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Academic Programs

To read about specific program requirements, learning outcomes and how to apply, click on a program from the following list:

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