Degree Information

Earn your Master's in Special Education online and begin a rewarding career educating and assisting children and adults with special needs and unique gifts.


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Degree Details

The Master of Arts degree in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Special Education, offered online or hybrid, provides graduate students the background, strategies, and support-innovations to educate and assist children and adults with special needs and unique gifts. This program also includes a strong research component.

Master of Arts
Curriculum and Instruction
Special Education
Delivery Style
Hybrid and Online
Department Information
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Bartoo Hall 313
(931) 372-3181
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Graduate Studies Information
College of Graduate Studies
Derryberry Hall 306
(931) 372-3233
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Admissions Requirements

Students seeking admission to the Curriculum and Instruction graduate program choose from three programs: licensure, non-licensure, and post-baccalaureate. For more details on these programs, see further details below. For full admission into any of these programs, students must have:

    • Undergraduate GPA: at least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale

Admission is not guaranteed. Students who do not meet the minimum requirements may be admitted on a provisional basis, subject to College of Graduate Studies guidelines. International students are required to demonstrate competency in spoken and written English by taking appropriate standardized tests. See accepted standardized tests and minimum required scores »


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