College of Professional Studies

Master of Science in Education with a Major in Special Education

The Master of Science in Education with a major in Special Education leads to a Mild Intervention Teaching Certification. Our program requires a minimum of 36 graduate credit hours. This includes graduate coursework in special education and research methods.

Admission Criteria:

  • Hold a current, general education teaching license
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher

The MS in education is combination of the following:

  • 18 credit hours of specific content for the license in Mild Intervention
  • 18 credit hours in different content areas and research methods.

Students in our program have the option of completing a thesis or special project to complete their master’s degree. Upon successful completion of the program, students must pass the designated Pearson Test for Indiana.

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