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Master of Arts in Teaching with a specialization in Special Education (K–Age 21)

Walden’s online Master of Arts in Teaching with a specialization in Special Education (K–Age 21) is ideal for those who already have a bachelor’s degree or higher and are interested in becoming a teacher. This online program is well-suited for independent, self-directed learners with excellent time-management skills. It incorporates a series of academic requirements, or milestones, designed to ensure you have acquired the necessary competencies and expertise to be a more effective educator. Successful advancement beyond each milestone certifies that you have the knowledge, skills, and professional dispositions to make a positive impact in your classroom, school, and community.

Graduate Certificate in Special Education

Walden University’s Graduate Certificate in Special Education explores the latest strategies for helping students with a wide range of special needs. While gaining advanced skills that are immediately applicable in the classroom and your school, you’ll study how to develop effective learning and behavioral interventions, differentiate instruction, provide ability-appropriate accommodations, and collaborate with fellow educators to help special needs students meet their full potential

As you explore Functional Behavior Analysis (FBA), you’ll examine the advanced behavioral interventions critical in today’s classroom.