Master of Arts in Education
Special Education Focus (with License)
If your passion and enthusiasm are leading you to special education, Marian University will help you connect your passion to a career that helps shape the education of children who need dedicated teachers like you.
As a student in Marian’s MAE Special Education Focus degree program you will prepare to meet the diverse learning needs of students as a Wisconsin licensed special education teacher.
MPath, our engaging online education platform, combined with active learning facilitated by expert faculty, allows you to continue in your current position while you progress through a highly respected, accredited program. Current teachers and career changers will have the opportunity to confidently learn to meet the challenges of facilitating learning in a special education environment and move into an inspiring career supporting special education students.
The Special Education graduate level, initial licensure program is designed for teaching students with special needs in middle childhood-early adolescence (grades 1-8) and early adolescence-adolescence (grades 5-12). Completion of the program leads to a Master of Arts in Education degree in special education/cross-categorical with a concentration in specific learning disabilities.