Special Education

Master of Education

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Make a difference in the lives of students who learn differently.

Special education is more than a job; it's a calling. Special education teachers have the opportunity to meet students where they are—to help them grow academically and socially.

JBU's M.Ed. in special education program is for students who already have a teaching license and are wanting to pursue an Arkansas Special Education K-12 endorsement. 

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Professional Licensure Disclosure 

Program Length
The M.Ed. in Special Education is a 35-hour program and can be completed in approximately two years. Included in the 35-hour program is a 23-hour licensure only option.

Course Format
Graduate Education programs at JBU are offered in a hybrid format—half of your class sessions are completely online; the other half can be attended either face-to-face OR you can log in to attend online during class time. All face-to-face classes meet at the John Brown University Rogers Center.

Options for special education program:

  • Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Special Education K-12
  • Special Education K-12 Licensure Only Program
  • Special Education Resource K-6 or 7-12 Endorsement