Program Summary: 

The M.Ed. in Special Education is a 33 credit hour professional graduate degree. There are two online concentrations offered under the M.Ed. in Special Education. The concentration in Special Education is offered online and is designed to serve experienced teachers who wish to obtain their North Carolina Standard Professional 2 (SP2) Professional Educator’s License.

Who would benefit from this program?

  • The concentration in Special Education is designed for experienced teachers with a bachelor’s degree in Special Education and a Standard Professional 1 (SP1) Professional Educator’s License in Special Education from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (or its equivalent from another state).  

What can I expect to learn in this program?

  • The Special Education program prepares teachers to be collaborative instructional leaders who are knowledgeable, effective, reflective, and responsive to equity and diversity.


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