Exceptional children require highly skilled educators that can plan and administer special education curricula while facilitating a safe and effective classroom. The Online MSE in Special Education program is designed to provide an avenue for students with bachelor’s degrees to expand upon their education with the option of two emphases to customize their learning experience.
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This program offers a high quality, practitioner-oriented approach that is committed to developing highly-qualified and effective teachers. Earn a Master’s degree – fully online with three specialist certificates as part of the degree.
Courses for the Online MSE in Special Education may include;
To ensure a high-quality graduate student group, all graduate students must have an undergraduate degree from a recognized institution and meet the criteria provided below.
To qualify for admission to a degree program in good standing, you must have:
In addition, the Online MSE in Special Education program requires that once admitted, students must apply to professional education in order to take advanced teaching methods courses.
Please fill out the request information form if you have questions prior to applying.
The MSE in Special Education with an emphasis in Cross Categorical Special Education is designed for working professionals with bachelor degrees who seek initial licensure in special education. Individuals with current emergency licenses are also ideal candidates for this program.
Students can complete a 36 credit MSE in Special Education with an Emphasis in Cross Categorical Special Education in as little as a year in a half.
The MSE in Special Education with an emphasis in Professional Development is designed for currently licensed teachers or professionals in related fields who wish advanced knowledge in special education.
Potential areas of study include: ABA, Autism Specialist, Transition Specialist (both areas lead to Graduate Certificates), addition of LD, ID, or EBD to current special education, cross categorical license, or coursework to support the completion of the Professional Development Plan.
Designed to put you in control of your educational path, graduate certificates in special education from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater get you into the virtual classroom quickly and on your schedule. Begin courses winter, summer or fall.
The College of Education and Professional Studies offers three graduate certificates in Autism, Applied Behavior Analysis and Transition. Take one certificate to feel an immediate boost to your profession. Take two to customize your expertise. Or combine three and work toward completing the Master of Science in Education in Special Education.
The Online Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis pairs research and experience to prepare professionals to work with individuals with special learning and behavior needs.
The Online Autism Specialist Graduate Certificate is ideal for educators who want to increase their understanding of working with children affected with autism.
The Online Transition Graduate Certificate prepares educators, independent living professionals, and Transition specialists to work effectively with gifted adolescents and young adults.