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.