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Academics

Special Education


Master of Education

The M.Ed. in Special Education is a 30–33 hour program that prepares general education and special education teachers to work as a team to effectively teach children with mild disabilities in inclusive K–12 settings. Candidates are required to complete an internship in an inclusive special education setting. Additional coursework for an endorsement in severe disabilities is available.

Are you in?

Students must meet the following requirements to be admitted to the Special Education program:

1.  A baccalaureate degree from an institution fully accredited by one of the recognized accrediting agencies.

2.  An overall undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of a minimum of 3.0 or a GPA of 3.0 on the last degree earned.

3.  A 21 on the ACT OR a score equal to or higher than the average national score on the CASE (Core Academic Skills for Educators) Exam.  Note: If you are exempt from the CASE due to your ACT score, you must have a passing writing score on one of the following writing examinations: CASE, GRE, SAT, ACT, or CAAP.

Apply to Delta State University through the Office of Admissions.

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  • 30-33 hour program
  • Prepares teachers to teach students with mild/moderate disabilities in inclusive K-12 settings
  • COMPLETELY ONLINE!
  • Internship in inclusive special education setting is required
  • Coursework for endorsement in severe/profound disabilities is available

Faculty/Staff

Vicki Jean Hartley, Ed. D., Associate Professor vhartley@deltastate.edu

Maud Kuykendall, Ed.D., Associate Professor mkuykn@deltastate.edu

Cindy Casebeer, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Special Education Program Coordinator ccasebeer@deltastate.edu

Ewing Hall 384 Phone 662-846-4370 Fax 662-846-4309