Master of Arts in Teaching

Special Education K-12

When Hybrid programs include both online courses and courses that meet a few times during the term at RHEC during the evening. Classes are 8-week classes.
Average Time to Complete Takes about a year and a half to complete depending on how many classes are taken each semester.

About the Program

MBU | Master’s | Hybrid – The Master of Arts in Teaching Program provides a Master’s degree as well as teacher licensure in Special Education General Curriculum K-12. Most classes are online, with a few hybrid classes that meet face to face at RHEC. Taking MBU classes at RHEC provides students personal contact with their advisor and professors. It is that “personal touch” that makes MBU a “step above” other colleges and universities.

Career Paths

  • Special Education teacher in grades K-12

Courses & Requirements

53 Semester Hours | Course Checklist

You will be provided the knowledge and skills necessary to become endorsed in Special Education  General Curriculum, K-12.

Cost & Financial Aid

Graduate: $495 per semester hour

One time $50 registration fee

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

Support resources for Mary Baldwin University students:

Grafton Library

Vantage Point

Academic Resource Center

How to Apply

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