Fully Online Program

The Master of Arts in Education in Special Education with Collaborative Teacher Concentration is designed for individuals who have a bachelor's degree in education and hold current Class B certification. 

Coursework takes a minimum of 33 semester hours to complete and includes courses in formative and summative assessment, IEP program and lesson planning, assistive and instructional technology, and positive behavioral supports as well as a practicum. A program checklist can be found on the right and course specific information may be found in the UAB Graduate Catalog.

Admissions Requirements

  • Candidates must have an undergraduate GPA of at least 2.75 and a degree from an accredited institution OR 3.25 on the most recently completed graduate degree
  • Candidates must hold current teacher certification
  • MAT or GRE test score
  • Letters of recommendation 
  • Faculty interview
  • The program accepts applications to begin study in the fall, spring, and summer terms.

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