Special Education (M.A.)
Seton Hill’s Online Program
Today, all teachers have to be prepared to meet the needs of students with special learning abilities. With the field of special education expanding at a rapid rate, there is also an increased demand for skilled teachers to accommodate students with exceptional needs and developmental challenges. Seton Hill’s Master of Arts in Special Education Program provides educators with the instruction and technological skills required to understand their students and adjust to their learning needs.
Why Seton Hill?
Teaching Certification for Special Education Pre K – 8
Students in this program also have the option to complete the requirements for teaching certification in special education Pre K - 8. To add the special education certification, you must already hold a current teaching certification. (If you haven’t yet earned a teacher’s certification and are interested in this program, please contact us.)
Pa. Certification Changes for Teachers Interested in Special Education
The following Pennsylvania teaching certificate holders may now enroll in a special education program: N-3; K-6; Pre K-4; 4 – 8; K-12; reading specialist.
Holders of the following K-12 certificates are now permitted to add on special education certification: music education, art education, health and physical education, all foreign languages.
Specialization in Early Intervention
Students in this program also have the option to complete additional coursework to earn a specialization in early intervention.