Campbellsville University

MA in Special Education - Teacher Leader


1 University Drive

Campbellsville, KY 42718

United States


(800) 264-6014

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA in Special Education - Teacher Leader

Format: Online

Program Description:

With Campbellsville University’s online master’s in special education teacher leader degree, you will get the opportunity to expand your credentials and acquire the required knowledge to meet the unique challenges presented in special education. You will be able to create a strong learning environment for students who have emotional, behavioral and learning disorders. The program is taught by education faculty in collaboration with area school district personnel and aligns with the necessities of P-12 schools.

Through the online master’s in special education, you will develop a teacher leader professional growth plan that is based on a self-assessment of your teacher leadership skills and input from school principals. You will also establish effective management and research skills for education.

The degree provides experiences in test administration and interpretation as it is applied to diverse learners and making eligibility, program and placement decisions for those students. You will also explore the effective strategies for improving the classroom behavior of students, as well as the fundamentals, assessment processes and strategies used to ensure that all students succeed in their studies. In addition, you’ll explore practical methods for developing and evaluating instruction in mathematics and reading.

A hands-on action research practicum is also required within the coursework. Through the practicum, you will identify a learning issue within a group of students, research mediation methods, implement the intervention and collect and analyze the resulting data. You will then present your findings to your colleagues or to someone within the district.

Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Our online master’s in special education teacher leader program is also accredited by NCATE, the National Council for the Accreditation for Teacher Education. The fully online degree offers the flexibility and convenience of being able to complete coursework when it best fits your schedule. In addition, the program’s faculty have real-world experience in the field of special education.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University II

Loans Offered: Campbellsville University’s FAFSA code: 001959

Locale: Remote Town

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