Alvernia University

Master of Education in Special Education



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Education in Special Education

Format: Online

Program Description:

Advance your special education teaching career with Alvernia University’s MSCHE-accredited online Master of Education in special education. This online program is ideal for those who wish to bring positive change to students with special needs. With your master’s in special education, you can seek a leadership position as an intervention specialist or special education director.

In online coursework provided by experienced faculty, you will gain a strong foundation in leadership, statistical methodology, teaching research, special education services, legal influences and teaching practices for inclusive classrooms. Your knowledge base will make you a competitor in this growing field.

With Alvernia’s online course delivery format, you will have the flexibility to study at your own pace from a location of your choosing. With affordable tuition, transfer credit opportunities and financial aid, you could complete your master’s degree in under two years.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

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Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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