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Special Education MEd


You are a bold leader who is determined to lead the way in teaching, support, and advocation for exceptional individuals in our state. Your goal is to obtain your special education degree, but you are not sure how to balance education along with your busy schedule. With an online Special Education degree, you can reach your goals without ever stepping into a traditional face-to-face classroom.

The University of Southern Mississippi’s fully online Masters of Education degree in Special Education offers three concentration areas: Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Emotional/Behavior Disorders, and Severe/Low Incidence Disabilities. There is also a partially online option for emphasis in Gifted Education. This convenient and affordable online degree provides a quality graduate program for professionals to increase their professional skills, while learning to serve exceptional individuals. This is your life, plus college.

Your future starts at Southern Miss!

Southern Miss also offers a Master’s in Educational Administration and Supervision Online degree.

The University of Southern Mississippi is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools of Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). That means you can expect a Special Education degree program with the highest standards and quality.

The Graduate School will be authorizing standardized test waivers to applicants to the Spring, Summer, and Fall 2021 terms.


Your Future

Check out some of the jobs our graduates landed after earning this degree:
  • Special Education Teacher- Mild/Moderate Disabilities
  • Special Education Teacher- Emotional Disabilities
  • Special Education Teacher- Severe Disabilites
  • Special Education Teacher- Gifted Education
  • Behavior Specialist
  • Educational Interventionist
  • Teacher Support Team Specialist
  • Disability Specialist
National Salary Averages* Career pathway for Online Special Education Degree