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Special Education (MSE)

At the University of Kansas, you are part of a vibrant community dedicated to making a difference in your life and career. Learn from world-renowned faculty in top-ranked degree programs, form rich personal relationships, and graduate with the skills you need to achieve your goals.

Advances in educational technology have changed the way we teach and learn. The University of Kansas is embracing this new future, moving boldly into online education for those interested in special education.

Secondary Special Ed and Transition (MSE)

The online Master’s in Secondary Special Ed & Transition helps educators prepare secondary special education students and young adults with disabilities who are making the transition to adult life.

This special education graduate program will equip you with instructional teaching strategies and the latest in applied research to ensure success for students in secondary education transitioning to life outside of school.

Autism Spectrum Disorders (Graduate Certificate)

The online Graduate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders has a focused curriculum designed to prepare you to effectively work with children and students across the autism spectrum. Whether you are a special educator, a P-12 teacher, a concerned family member, or an advocate, this online autism certification gives you critical knowledge and practical skills to help you address a disorder that is estimated to affect approximately 1 in 68 children in the United States.

In order to enroll in the online graduate certificate, a bachelor’s degree is required.

Leadership in Special and Inclusive Education (Graduate Certificate)

The Leadership in Special & Inclusive Education Graduate Certificate is designed for educators, school leaders, advocates, and related services professionals who want to provide leadership for the educational success of students who have learning, social, and emotional needs. This certificate prepares you to apply current special education laws and policies to design and deliver inclusive special education and support for students. By focusing on those falling under the Individuals with Special Disabilities Act (IDEA), you’ll be prepared to lead and influence special education services in a variety of districts or individual school settings.

In order to enroll in the online graduate certificate, a bachelor’s degree is required.