(For additional information or advisement, contact the Department of Special Services and Leadership Studies at 201 Hughes Hall (620-235-4487) or the Kansas City Metro (913-529-4487).
The Master of Arts in Teaching (Special Education) is a program for innovative Special Education teachers holding a BS or BA degree in a non-teaching content area and who are seeking licensure to teach in a secondary setting. The purpose of this program is to train teachers for positions in high need content areas in both urban and rural schools.
(1) Undergraduate degree; 3.00 GPA or admitted with condition;
(2) At least one year experience as a para-educator in a special education classroom;
(3) Current employment either as a teacher or para-educator in a special education classroom.