Master of Arts in Special Education

The Master of Arts in Special Education program at Augustana is offered to those who hold a bachelor’s degree in education and hold a current teaching license and/or those who have been certified through alternative paths and those interested in becoming certified teachers in the future.

The program will offer two areas of specialization in Special Education: K-12 and Early Childhood. In partnership with Learners Edge, the program will be delivered completely online.

Application links below for the following cohorts.

Applications for this 19-24 month, non-thesis program will be reviewed when complete applications have been received, with a rolling admission process.

  • Fall 2019/Spring 2020 Cohorts (limited capacity of 18 for each specialization: K-12 and Early Childhood)
    • Applications are reviewed each month, so please submit completed applications as soon as possible.

Augustana University accepts applications for the M.A. in Special Education program from residents of all 50 states and Washington, D.C.                          

Applications will be accepted from other countries.

Augustana University holds accreditation with a variety of professional organizations.

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