M.Ed. in Special Education



    12 Jun, 2023

    16.5 Months



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M.Ed. in Special Education

How do you meet the diverse needs of students with exceptionalities? Designed for current PreK-12 teachers, the M.Ed. in Special Education provides an in-depth study of research-based methods to enhance instruction. You’ll gain valuable skills to develop curriculum, design learning environments, and to build and maintain partnerships to better support students.

Why ACE?

Quality You Expect

Our accredited programs are designed for working professionals who want a quality education. We’re committed to delivering high-quality, affordable and accessible online programs grounded in evidence-based content and relevant application.

Low Cost You Deserve

Are you employed by one of our partners? Are you an inner-city teacher, a military veteran, a first-generation graduate student or an aspiring administrator? If so, you could be eligible for some of the $2.5M of scholarships and grants we provide in addition to our already low-cost programs.

Flexibility You Need

If you have graduate credits from another university or institution, you may be able to transfer these credits to fulfill ACE program requirements. Our Enrollment Counselors can help you evaluate your options. Also, our 24/7 support resources are here to help you complete your program and achieve your goals.


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Total Cost M.Ed. in Special Education

Total Tuition

34 semester credits x $235 per credit



$50 Application Fee
$100 Conferral Fee
$1360 Technology and Library Fee
(34 Semester Credits X $40 per Credit)


Total Program Cost


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Program Details


Focus of Study

  • Differentiated Instruction

  • Early Childhood Education

  • General Special Education

  • General Track

Start Dates

With flexible start dates, you can begin your program when it’s best for you.

12 Jun, 2023 Term

09 Jun, 2023

Payment Due

09 Jun, 2023

Application Due

12 Jun, 2023

Term Start

16 Jun, 2023

Unregister/Cancel Deadline

30 Jul, 2023

Term End

10 Jul, 2023 Term

21 Aug, 2023 Term

11 Sep, 2023 Term

02 Oct, 2023 Term

13 Nov, 2023 Term

08 Jan, 2024 Term

19 Feb, 2024 Term


Here are just some of the courses you’ll take when working towards this degree. Visit the College Catalog to see all courses.


Principles and Practices of Classroom Management

3 Semester Credits


Research and Applied Behavioral Analysis in the Special Education Classroom

3 Semester Credits


Strategies for Teaching Diverse Learners

3 Semester Credits


Assessment and Evaluation in Special Education

3 Semester Credits


Law and Policy in Special Education

3 Semester Credits


Building Collaborative Relationships

3 Semester Credits


Developmental Characteristics of Exceptional Learners

3 Semester Credits


Capstone Experience for Special Education

1 Semester Credits


Ethical Practices and Standards in Special Education

3 Semester Credits

Admission Requirements

ACE General Admission Requirements

Program Admission Requirements

Program Admission Requirements

International Transcript Requirements

English as a Second Language Applicants

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