The Master of Science in Special Education at Minnesota State University Moorhead is designed to further professional skills in the areas of special education and related research. The program focus is to understand advanced concepts, critically review research, and apply these concepts and research to the professional practice through ongoing, systematic professional development. Within the master’s degree, you may choose to study one of the following specific areas of disability: Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), Developmental Disabilities, Early Childhood Special Education, Emotional/Behavioral Disorders, Physical/Health Disabilities, and Specific Learning Disabilities. In addition, five licensure options are available in the area of Special Education.
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Careers & Outcomes
MSUM Special Education alumni are well-equipped to advance their careers in education. Our graduates enjoy 95 percent related job placement.
Curriculum & Instruction | Educational Leadership | Counseling & Student Affairs | Teaching English as a Second Language