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M.S. in Special Education
Together We Make the Difference
The Master of Science degree program in special education is a single degree program offering practicing educators and those intending to enter the teaching profession the opportunity to design a program of study to meet their interests and teacher licensure needs in the area of special education.
Why Choose Radford?
Jumping into your career or already have your teaching license? Choose between a licensure or non-licensure degree.
Expand Job Opportunities
Across the United States, school systems face a critical shortage of highly qualified teachers in special education.
Learn from graduate faculty members from the best academic programs in the country.
- Develop professionals who can work effectively with infants, children and youth with disabilities
- Ensure their academic and personal success through collaboration with families, general educators and other team members, and
- Advocate for children, families and the profession to improve the quality of life for all children.
Gain Knowledge and Skills In
- Assessment and evaluation
- Understanding and application of service delivery
- Curriculum and instruction
- IEP/IFSP development and monitoring
- Proactive classroom management
- Positive behavior support
- Collaboration and teamwork