Thank you for your interest in the M.A. in Special Education program. We are no longer accepting applications for this program, but we encourage you to explore other programs in the School of Education.
Special education is vital to the success of learners with disabilities, yet 46 states across the country report a shortage of teachers with necessary skills.1 Help meet the needs of learners with a wide range of abilities and advance your teaching career with Saint Mary's online Master of Arts in Special Education.
This program prepares you to work with learners who receive special education services for specific learning disabilities, children on the autism spectrum, and/or those with emotional or behavioral disorders. Learn to create an inclusive learning environment in a mainstream classroom, explore ways to remove barriers for students with special needs, develop Individualized Learning Programs, and help all kinds of learners reach their full potential.