Special Education, M.Ed.

Build on your pedagogical expertise to become a specialized teacher of students with diverse learning needs. The innovative online Special Education program offers the busy teacher a rich and thorough curriculum through a flexible, virtual learning community.

Program Details

Standard Completion Time 
16 months


Program Credits 

Cost Per Credit 

When Can I Start?

Next Start Date:

  • Monday, January 4, 2021

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Program Highlights

  • Multiple and Severe Disabilities annotation

  • Various program tracks depending on initial certification

  • In-depth study of brain functions and practices that increase learning connections

  • Focus on digital and assistive technology to increase student engagement

Popular Careers & Employers


  • Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher


  • Rochester City School District
  • Charter Schools
  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools


  • Rochester City School District
  • Charter Schools
  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools

Alumni Making A Difference

Kendra Zaffuto

Kendra Zaffuto ’14

Math and Social Studies Teacher, Our Lady of Mercy School for Young Women

Daisy Algarin

Daisy Algarin ’16

5th Grade ELA, PUC Achieve Charter School

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Adult and Graduate Admissions - 585.594.6600 | 800.777.4792 (toll free) - AGE-Admissions@roberts.edu