PREPARE TO LEAD THE CHANGE FOR ALL

Seattle University’s College of Education Master Degree in Special Education is designed for you, the professional educator striving to lead in your field and driven by a passion to meet the needs of students with learning, behavioral and physical disabilities. With our small class sizes and unique offerings of various learning environments—online and off—our special education master’s program is designed to fit your learning style and busy personal schedule.

Our program combines the convenience of online courses with lower cost pricing for graduate credits—as well as the ability to apply any available retooling funds—into an effective and affordable important solution dedicated to meeting the increased demand for trained special education teachers. As a student in our premier Special Education graduate studies program, you will be able to apply your gained knowledge to your current classroom in real time. Upon graduation you will find your new skills in very high demand throughout Washington state.

 

 

 

 

LEADERS ON THE LEADING EDGE OF CRITICAL NEEDS

Dr. Cinda Johnson, EdD, is a nationally recognized leader in the study of transitions from high school to post-high for young people with disabilities. As the Principal Investigator of our College of Education’s Center for Change in Transition Services—a Washington State Needs Project funded with resources from OSPI—Dr. Johnson continues to lead and inform national practice and policies in research focused on secondary special education and the post-school outcomes of young people with disabilities.



WHERE OUTCOMES MAKE ALL THE DIFFERENCE

With the overall goal of preparing you as a knowledgeable, ethical and reflective special educator for quality service in diverse communities, our following program competencies guide the preparation of all students:


FUNDING THE NEED AND YOUR FUTURE

Washington state has made PESB retooling funds available for high need areas that include Special Education. Also, many school districts are offering financial support to teachers obtaining high need endorsements. Be sure to explore tuition reimbursement with your employing district and follow these links to determine what support is available to you.

PESB RETOOLING SCHOLARSHIPS COLLEGE OF EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS


EARN YOUR SPECIAL EDUCATION ENDORSEMENT IN ONLY ONE YEAR!

Learn more how we provide you multiple pathways, fit to your learning style, to an endorsement in Special Education. 

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MEET YOUR STAFF

Jessica Fenner is a Senior Program Administrative Assistant for Teacher Education programs. 

Email: fennerj@seattleu.edu

Phone: (206) 296-5759

Building/Room: Loyola 506