School of Education - George Mason University

Special Education

Learn about the world of special education through a current, research-based program, and join the alumni network of one of the largest special education programs in the area.

The Special Education program can lead to licensure in one of four areas:

  • Birth to age five, Early Childhood Special Education (Offered in collaboration with the Early Childhood Education program)
  • Grades K-12, Adapted Curriculum
  • Grades K-12, General Curriculum within special education
  • Preschool through grade 12, Blindness and Visual Impairments

Degree Options: Undergraduate Major, Bachelor’s/Accelerated Master’s, Graduate Certificate, Master’s Degree

If you are looking for an opportunity to have a positive, lasting impact on the lives of children and youth with special needs, our advisors would love to share more with you about this program!

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To learn more about the faculty, coursework, and degree options, visit the
Special Education website.