Special Education, Master of Science (M.S.)

Graduate programs offered in the areas of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), Developmental Cognitive Disabilities (DcD), Emotional and Behavioral Disorders (EBD), Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE), and Learning Disabilities (LD) are designed to prepare professionals to work with students with disabilities in school settings.

Program Highlights

  • This graduate program leads to special education licensure in the areas of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), Developmental Disabilities (DD; Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE), Emotional Behavior Disorders (EBD); or Learning Disabilities (LD) or a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Special Education.
  • Someone enrolled in this program can be seeking a M.S. only or seeking an M.S. and a teaching license.

Application Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with a minimum GPA of 3.2.
  • Resume

Additional Requirements for International Applicants:

Application Deadlines

  U.S. Citizens International Applicants
Fall Start July 15 May 1
Spring Start November 15 October 1
Summer Start April 15 N/A

Time to Completion: 2 years


Graduate Coordinator Contact

Dr. Dana Wagner
dana.wagner@mnsu.edu
507-389-8898

Special Education Website