Degree Program Overview

The Master of Education in Special Education is designed to prepare professional educators with advanced competencies related to the field of special education. This program provides students with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to apply research, methods, and recommended practices for the effective assessment and instruction of learners with special needs in diverse school and community settings.

This program's course of study also provides the academic foundations necessary for an Educational Diagnostician Certification. Students must have two years of classroom or clinical teaching experience. Evening classes are offered at the main campus and The Woodlands Center.

The program consists of online, practicum, and face-to-face courses at The Woodlands Center.

Program Breakdown

Brief breakdown of the type, or types, of degree available, their length, available enrollment, and estimated cost.
Category Degree Summary
Catalog Entry Master of Education in Special Education (M.Ed.)
Length 36 Credit Hours
Enrollment Spring, Summer
Costs Rates Per Semester
Admission Requirements Application Materials

Application Deadlines

  • Spring: December 1
  • Summer: May 15

Please note that application deadlines will occasionally change. Please contact your academic advisor (listed in the contact section) for confirmation on application deadlines.

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