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MS in Education - Science (Grades K–8)

Do you want to increase your ability to promote positive social change by meeting the diverse educational requirements of students with special needs? If you are an experienced special educator with the desire to enhance your skills by incorporating the latest developments in the field into your program, this specialization offers a path to continuing professional achievement. Walden’s MS in Education with a Special Education specialization synthesizes the most current research in the arenas of neuroscience, assessment, and scientifically based interventions so that you can determine best practices for student learning.

Emphasis on Practical Strategies:

  • Design and implement curricula to facilitate standards-based learning of individuals with disabilities.
  • Assemble and evaluate data about individuals with disabilities in order to make effective decisions related to special education programs.
  • Employ assistive technology to promote higher levels of student engagement and learning.
  • Establish and foster a culturally responsive classroom that supports learning at all levels.

To learn more about Walden University’s online degree programs, complete the request information form. A Walden enrollment advisor will contact you with information about our MS in Education programs.

For assistance deciding which program fits your goals, call an enrollment advisor at:

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Walden offers both state-approved educator licensure programs as well as programs and courses that do not lead to licensure or endorsements. Prospective students must review their state licensure requirements prior to enrolling. For more information, please refer to www.waldenu.edu/edulicensure.

Prospective Alabama students: Contact the Teacher Education and Certification Division of the Alabama State Department of Education at 1-334-242-9935 or www.alsde.edu to verify that these programs qualify for teacher certification, endorsement, and/or salary benefits. 

Prospective Washington state students are advised to contact the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction at 1-360-725-6275 or prof.educ@k12.wa.us to determine whether Walden’s programs in the field of education are approved for teacher certification or endorsements in Washington state. Additionally, teachers are advised to contact their individual school district as to whether this program may qualify for salary advancement.

Note to all Pennsylvania residents: Walden University’s teacher preparation program and special education endorsement programs are approved by the Minnesota Board of Teaching as leading to licensure and endorsement, respectively. Because these programs are not reviewed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, candidates are instructed to apply for Pennsylvania certification as out-of-state graduates of a teacher preparation program.

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