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Master of Science in Special Education

  • 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: Developmental Disabilities, Early Childhood Special Education, Physical/Health Disabilities, and Specific Learning Disabilities. In addition, four licensure options are available in the area of Special Education.

    See the MS in Special Education degree requirements

  • Benefits of an MSUM Special Education Degree
    Online courses provide you with the flexibility to progress at a pace that fits your lifestyle, so you can find time to advance your education while balancing family and career obligations. You’ll also study a great deal of applied content that can be added to your repertoire and implemented in your classroom immediately.
    Nationwide there is a severe shortage of special education teachers. Candidates completing the Special Education master’s or licensures have nearly endless employment opportunities in the region, and boast excellent placement in careers that allow them to pursue their passion for diverse learners.

    Careers & Outcomes

    MSUM Special Education alumni are well-equipped to advance their careers in education. Our graduates enjoy 95 percent related job placement.

  • Affordable + Value =
    A Smart Investment
    MSU Moorhead is an excellent value. Compare MSUM’s tuition to other private and for-profit colleges and even public universities, and you’ll see we are competitively priced. Our graduates prove the value of our programs.
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