Master’s Degree Programs in Special Education
The Department offers masters degree programs in the following areas:
- Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Early Childhood Special Education
- Gifted Education
- Low Vision/Blindness
- Multicategorical Special Education
- Severe/Multiple Disabilities
- Special Education with emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis
More information about specific programs is available at the links above. Individuals who already have a master’s degree in another area should consider a second master’s degree to establish their expertise in special education or disability services and enhance opportunities for other career options or eligibility for advanced degree programs. All programs require completion of 36 credits.
For more details about graduate education at WVU, please review the information provided at the following site: WVU Graduate Study.
For more details about admission to these programs, please review the information provided for future students.
For more details about completion of these programs, please review the information provided for current students.
U.S. News & World Report ranked WVU’s online graduate programs in Special Education 26th out of more than 200 programs in education nationwide in 2012-2013.
WVU is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, while the program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and meets professional standards of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC).