Master of Science in Education - Special Education + Special Education Certification


Program Description

Prepare yourself to take on an imperative and increasing role of an educator with a specialization in special education. With our online Special Education certification from Saint Joseph’s University will help you learn the best practices for teaching students with special needs, as well as put you on the path to directly helping and having a positive impact on students’ learning experiences.

Our online program was developed for professional teachers who want to refine and develop their ability to meet the needs of students who require special attention.

With the flexible online program, achieving your online Special Education certification has never been easier. You will learn from a distinguished faculty and work with peers to earn career-building credentials while maintaining your work/life balance.

Some learning outcomes of this program include:

  • Current issues in special education;
  • Diagnostic assessment and how to monitor progress;
  • How to help students with high and low incidence disabilities;
  • How emotional/social and behavioral disorders affect student comprehension.
Last updated October 2019

About the School

Saint Joseph’s University is a comprehensive, internationally recognized university located on the edge of metropolitan Philadelphia, with students from across the country and around the world, both o... Read More