Careers in special education expand beyond the classroom. Professional advancement benefits consultants, advocates, tutors, parents, curriculum specialists, coordinators and other practitioners.
These programs allow those in teaching and non-teaching areas to deepen their understanding of the field and specialize their knowledge. Teachers in general and special education can learn more about their students and how to support them. Parents can develop skills to assist their children. Coursework is available in specialized reading instruction, supporting individuals with autism, and special education leadership. The MEd in Special Education can be paired with specific focus areas or content can be individualized based on student interests.