Jul 19, 2024  
2023/2024 University Catalog 
2023/2024 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education, Special Education: Specialization in Mild/Moderate Support Needs Concentration, M.A.

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(Major Code: 08081) (SIMS Code: 332004)

Admissions are suspended for this program. 

The Master of Arts degree in education with a concentration in special education provides the professional educator with advanced knowledge and skills in special education. This degree has many requirements in common with the Education Specialist Clear/Induction Credentials in Special Education and may be earned concurrently with those credentials. The M.A. degree can include specializations in the following areas: autism, early childhood, developing gifted potential, mild/moderate support needs, extensive support needs, and school to adult transition. All programs must be approved by the graduate adviser. Although the M.A. degree is usually linked to a teacher credential, it is open to individuals with undergraduate degrees in a wide range of disciplines in consultation with the graduate adviser.


Admission to the Master of Arts degree in education with a specialization in Mild/Moderate Support Needs.

Advanced Specialization

Culminating Experience

(3-6 Units)


* In departmentally approved sections.

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