Interested in the MA Program?
- Attend an Orientation.
- Meet all minimum requirements.
- Take and pass the MA Writing Assessment (registration required).
- Submit complete application to department by deadline.
Working Toward MA
The Department of Special Education offers a Master of Arts Degree in Education with an emphasis in Special Education. This 30-unit program is designed to prepare students for leadership roles in Special Education through a core curriculum and elective coursework in areas of specialization:
- Mild-Moderate Disabilities
- Moderate-Severe Disabilities
- Early Childhood Special Education
The program of study for a Master's degree is designed to offer a combination of core curriculum, elective coursework, and methodology courses in Special Education research. Please click here to view the list of requirements to complete the MA program.**Please note that the State of California does not allow a person to teach in a public school with just a Master Degree of Arts. Prospective teachers must have completed a credential program in an area of interest to work in the public school setting.
MA Writing Assessment Dates
|Friday, September 19, 2014||2:00-4:45pm||TBA|
|Friday, October 17, 2014||2:00-4:45pm||TBA|
|Friday, November 14, 2014||2:00-4:45pm||TBA|