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In Special Education

To meet the high demand for special education teachers, our online MSEd will teach you the necessary skills to become an expert in the field while learning how to create an inclusive classroom.

Master of Science in Education - Inclusion Education

The Master of Science in Education - Inclusion Education (MSEd-IE) program prepares educators to become special education teachers, and is an approved program for preparation for the Teacher of Students with Disabilities 282 Endorsement in the State of Maine. Within this program, you will learn co-teaching instructional practices, how to model, teach, and nurture behavioral skills, and much more.

An inclusive classroom provides students with disabilities the opportunity to learn alongside their peers in age-appropriate, general education classrooms. Integrating students with disabilities into a general education classroom is a worthwhile endeavor. Our program strives to give you the skills to successfully lead an inclusive classroom.

Teachers with this endorsement have wider career prospects, as certified special education teachers are always in demand in Maine and across the country. More importantly, the skills you develop will help you become a better teacher for all of your future students regardless of their ability level.  

Program Highlights:

  • 30-credit hour program
  • Complete your degree in just under two years
  • Multiple start times: spring, summer, and fall
  • 100% online – no campus visits required
  • Leads to a 282 Endorsement for Teachers of Students with Disabilities in the State of Maine
  • Dynamic faculty of practitioners, researchers, and educators
  • No GRE required
  • Regionally accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE

*We recommend checking with your state Department of Education to confirm this program will satisfy state requirements for Special Education endorsement. Links to individual state requirements can be found here:


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