Want to Teach Exceptional Students? Earn Your Special Education Degree Online or On-Campus
Do you have an interest in working with children with special needs? Would you like to better understand these students? A Special Education degree is in high-demand for an area of education that uses specialized instructional methods, materials, learning aids, and equipment to meet the educational needs of children with special needs.
On-Campus and Online Options
For your convenience, we offer flexible options to earn a Master's in Special Education online or in a traditional on-campus program.
Marywood University's M.S. in Special Education is accredited and approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
Outcomes & Opportunities
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Top Career Paths
- Special Education Supervisor
- Special Education Teacher
- Learning/Development Coordinator
- Elementary School Teacher
Dig Deeper Into the Program Details
Graduate Admissions Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
- “B” average during undergraduate study or demonstrated potential for graduate work
- Completed application
- Submit an essay discussing your career objectives and why you want to pursue a career in education.
- Official, sealed transcripts
- Two or three letters of recommendation
Map & Directions
The McGowan Center for Graduate and Professional Studies, located on the corner of University and North Washington Avenues, contains classrooms and related clinical/professional space for Communication Sciences and Disorders, Psychology and Counseling, Education, and Business students. Market Marywood is also located here.
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Map & Directions
Students On-Campus Achieving Results (SOAR) is a one-of-a-kind program that encourages independent living and prepares students with autism for competitive employment. Located in the McGowan Center, SOAR was founded by Marywood University and the Northeastern Educational Intermediate Unit (NEIU) in 2008.