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Master of Science in Education in Special Education

Master of Science in Education in Special Education

University of Kansas

KU- Main campus, Lawrence, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    387
The Department of Special Education offers graduate online and face to face education for students interested in teaching, research, and professional service related to children, adolescents, and adults with disabilities and their families. Since the 1970s, the department has received national and international recognition. The faculty is known for its leadership to the field, commitment to high-quality education for children and youth with disabilities, innovative field-based research, and preparation of highly effective program graduates. The annual U.S. News and World Report graduate program survey consistently ranks KU's Department of Special Education at the top when compared to more than 200 graduate programs in this field. As one of the most comprehensive special education preparation programs in the country, the department attracts students from many states and countries. Students may pursue a master’s degree emphasizing teaching in one of 5 areas: Autism spectrum disorders, Early childhood unified (ECU, birth through kindergarten), High-incidence disabilities, Low-incidence disabilities, Secondary transition education and services, Students seeking Kansas State Department of Education teaching licensure can complete requirements for special education endorsement in the following areas: Early childhood unified (ECU, birth through kindergarten), High-incidence, Low-incidence.