Master of Science in Exceptional Student Education

Pursue More Fulfilling Special-Education Roles

If working with special education students inspires you, imagine how good you'll feel when you can do even more for them and advance your career at the same time. The Master of Science in Exceptional Student Education is your direct path to more rewarding career opportunities and can include specialized roles as a K-12 ESE teacher, college professor, district specialist or service provider.

The Master of Science in Exceptional Student Education is designed to provide the expertise you'll need to meet the highly-specialized needs of these students, as well as advocate on their behalf for school resources and support services. The flexible program offers you the option of concentrating on a specific disability category or a broader combination of courses.

Graduates with a Master of Science in Exceptional Student Education have built rewarding careers as special education teachers, school counselors, administrators, college professors and special needs service providers.

Who Should Apply

  • Certified teachers seeking their M.S. in ESE and/or categorical endorsements to current their current certification.
  • Professionals with related experience seeking an M.S. in ESE.

Take the next steps to success. Apply for NSU's M.S. in Exceptional Student Education.

QUICK FACTS

Tuition
Tuition for the degree program is $955 per credit hour.
Curriculum
NSU’s M.S. in Exceptional Student Education program is 36 total credits to complete.
Delivery Options
Coursework for the Master of Science in Exceptional Student Education is conducted entirely online, allowing you to earn your degree without work disruption or long commutes.
Application Deadlines
Applications for admission are accepted online and on a rolling basis for all graduate programs throughout the calendar year.

Earning Potential

Special Education Teacher $57,910 Average Salary Per Year

6% Projected Employment Growth

College or University Professor $75,430 Average Salary Per Year

13% Projected Employment Growth

School/Career Counselor $54,560 Average Salary Per Year

8% Projected Employment Growth

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Program Overview

About the M.S. in Exceptional Student Education

The Master of Science in Exceptional Student Education addresses the academic and professional needs of certified teachers and related service professionals seeking to advance their expertise and certification (Florida) or licensure (Nevada) in the ESE field.

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