Inspired to meet diverse learning needs of students.
As an educator, you know the positive impact that a quality education can make, especially to those students who need a little extra care. At Marian, we understand your commitment to the field of education and to teaching those with diverse learning needs, and strive to help you fulfill your personal and professional goals.
Your experience in Marian’s Master of Arts in Education in Special Education program will be characterized by the same academic excellence, hands-on learning, and personalized support and instruction that has earned Marian such an esteemed reputation for nearly 80 years. Marian’s Special Education program is offered in a 100% online format, allowing working educators to earn a licensure or master’s degree in a way that meets their needs.
As a student in the Special Education program, you’ll be presented with numerous opportunities to renew and strengthen your understanding of special education and broaden your qualifications as a professional working with students with disabilities. You’ll benefit from the 100% online Special Education program’s convenient and flexible format, and focus on topics such as progress monitoring, evidenced-based teaching strategies, formative assessments and a multi-tiered system of support.
Graduates of the Special Education master’s program gain practical experience, increase job opportunities, and provide a quality learning environment for students of all learning abilities. The program leads you to earn your licensure in Special Education for Cross Categorical (801) or Specific Learning Disabilities (811), or a master’s degree, or both. You’ll inspire students by working as a behavioral specialist, interventionist, teacher or co-teacher.
The Marian Difference
At Marian University, you’ll be inspired by our focus on personalized support and quality practical experiences. You’ll find faculty who are experts in education, bringing with them decades of experience and a passion to teach others.