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M.A.T. in Special Education, Learning and Behavior Disorders


The Master of Arts in Teaching in Special Education, Learning and Behavior Disorders is 100% online and leads to initial teacher certification. This format allows mid-career professionals the flexibility needed to return to school while balancing life's other responsibilities. Unlike other pathways of achieving teacher certification, the MAT program doesn't require you to return to undergraduate courses, but allows you to move forward with earning your master's degree and teacher certification at the same time.

The 36-hour program consists of coursework in induction to the profession of special education, the diagnosis and assessment of learning and behavioral disabilities, prescriptive teaching, managing behavior disorders and positive behavior supports, research in special education, and special education law.

If you currently have your teacher certification, and wish to start your master's program, you may be interested in WKU's 100% online Teacher Leader programs.


Program Information

 

To learn more about WKU Graduate School and the Master of Arts in Teaching in Special Education, Learning and Behavior Disorders, view the Graduate Catalog. To take the next step on your climb to the top, apply today!

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 Last Modified 6/22/21