Master of Education

Education – Special Ed. K-12 Virginia Licensure Track and Endorsement

About the Program

AU | Master’s | Online – Graduates of the M.Ed. in Special Education degree program will gain instructional, assessment and behavior management skills to help all students, including those with special needs, reach their full potential.

VDOE Licensure Concentrations

This course combines online classes with coached field experiences and student teaching assignments supervised by special education teachers. You will also analyze current research in special education. Course topics include:

  • Child development and child psychology
  • Effective student assessment methods
  • Evaluating, designing and implementing curriculum for students of varying abilities
  • Integrating teaching and technology for disabled students
  • Developing support teams for special-needs learners
  • Classroom and behavior management

Student Support

We know the path to higher education can be daunting, which is why we’re here to help.

As a student of the Roanoke Higher Education Center, you will have access to:

  • Library collections and services
  • Computer lab with printer/copier
  • Student lounge with high-speed wireless Internet
  • Cafe serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Free parking with a student parking pass

Sarah Hudson, Local admissions counselor

Carly Pearce, Director of Student Success

Career Services

Online tutoring services

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