Master of Education in Special Education

Master of Education in Special Education

Designed to prepare students for Special Education Generalist Licensure in Colorado, this program explores both foundational and advanced competencies in the special education field. Quality classroom instruction paired with extensive field experiences allow students to apply what they’re learning in real-world situations and contexts.

Go further with a Special Education degree from CCU

Whether you want to work with preschool, K-12, adolescent or adult students, this master’s program can help. We allow you to choose your area of focus and develop your skills incrementally so you’re ready to make a difference as soon as you graduate.

Upon completion of the program, you can pursue careers as a supervisor, department chair, director of special education, human services professional, or special education advocate or counselor.

This program is also offered entirely online, which means you can log in from anywhere to view your instructor’s presentations, submit assignments, and participate in discussion with your peer community. You can earn the same degree as you would on-site – with the advantage of a more flexible schedule – without sacrificing the highest caliber of program content taught from a Christian worldview. To view our full list of Online programs, select the location “CCU Online” on the form to the right.

Get started today

If you’re ready to take a life-changing step toward your future, visit or call CCU at 303-963-3311 to find out more.

State Exclusions for Online Students

The College of Adult and Graduate Studies (CAGS) at Colorado Christian University offers courses to online students in all states with the exception of the following program-specific state exclusions:

Program-Specific State Exclusions
  • CAGS does not offer Educator Licensing Program courses (Undergraduate, Graduate or Post Baccalaureate) to online students who reside in Delaware, Hawaii, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nevada, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Wisconsin, or Washington D.C.
  • CAGS does not offer RN-BSN Nursing courses to online students who reside in Alabama, Delaware, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, or Washington, D.C.
  • CAGS does not offer Master of Arts in Counseling courses to online students who reside in Delaware, Kentucky, North Carolina, Wisconsin or Washington D.C.
  • CAGS does not offer Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) courses to online students who reside in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Delaware, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, or Washington, D.C.