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.
Cohorts begin in the Summer and Spring Semesters
Hybrid (Face-to-Face and Online)
- Graduate Admissions Application
- Application Fee
- Apply to the Educational Diagnostician Preparation Program if seeking Texas Educational Diagnostician certification (Instructions)
- Pay the $55 Texas Education Accountability System for Educator Preparation Programs Fee(paid to the TEA as required by TAC 229.9.7) if seeking Texas Educational Diagnostician certification
- You will be asked to submit a video interview following these instructions.
- Upload the following documents to Bearkat Link:
|Degree Type||Master of Education in Special Education (M.Ed.)|
|Length||36 Credit Hours|
|Tuition/Costs||Rates Per Semester|
Dr. Mertie Gomez