Special Education, MEd


Special Education


Traditional Online

Competency-Based Online

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Special Education, Master of Education

NAU’s MEd in special education prepares you to teach individuals with disabilities in private settings, through human service agencies, or in school settings. The program focuses on serving individuals with disabilities with the option of focusing on special emphasis areas:

  • Cross-Categorical/High Incidence

  • Disability Studies

  • Early Childhood

Other graduate certificates available with the MEd in special education include the Autism Spectrum Disorders Certificate and the Positive Behavior Support Certificate. 

Please note that although certain courses in this plan apply toward certification, this MEd is a continuing professional program and does not lead directly to certification. Consult with your advisor and the Arizona Department of Education for information about obtaining Special Education Certification.



  • Flagstaff

  • Traditional Online

Minimum units for completion 30
Additional admissions requirements Admission requirements above admission to NAU are required.

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