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2017-2018 Catalog (March 2018)

Accelerated Special Education (Non-Licensure*)(Grades K-12)


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This specialization offers a path to continuing professional achievement. Walden’s MS in Education with a specialization in Special Education (Non-Licensure*) (Grades K-12) 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.

*Walden University’s MS in Education program with a specialization in Special Education (Non-Licensure) does not lead to certification or licensure in special education. Walden makes no representation, warranty, guarantee, or commitment that successful completion of this program or coursework for graduate credit within this program will permit a graduate to obtain state certification or licensure as a special education teacher.

Degree Requirements


  • 30 total semester credit hours
  • Core courses (12 sem. cr.)
  • Specialization courses (18 sem. cr.)
  • ePortfolio

Specialization Curriculum


Note on Teacher Licensure or Certification


This program does not lead to teacher licensure or certification. Teachers are advised to contact their individual school districts as to whether this program may qualify for salary advancement.

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