Master of Science in Special Education

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Campuses: Overland Park, Topeka, Wichita

Our 33- to 36-credit-hour MSSE program prepares you to work with K-12 students who have adaptive needs, making you both highly marketable and highly valuable to school districts. Licensure paths include K-6, K-6 with 5-8 and K-12.

MSSE Program Highlights

  • Apply for licensure in special education at the end of the program.
  • Learn from instructors who are current or veteran special education teachers.
  • Apply curriculum to your real-life work experiences.
  • Fit graduate studies into your existing schedule and lifestyle with accelerated classes
  • Take one class at a time for seven weeks. Classes are taught on campus, online, and as a hybrid of both.
  • Complete the program in approximately two years.

Standards-Based Curriculum

The MSSE curriculum is based on the following standards:

  • Kansas State Department of Education (for K-6, K-6 with 5-8, 6-12, K-6 with 6-12 high-incidence special education licensure)
  • Council for Exceptional Children
  • National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Core Propositions

Financial Aid

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