Master's Degree in Special Education

Department of Educational Leadership

Degree Description

The Lamar University Master of Education Degree in Special Education equips you with the skills and knowledge you need to become an effective educator of diverse learners. You'll learn to develop modifications of a wide range of educational components such as content knowledge, methods of instruction and assessment through adaptation of materials, processes and research-based interventions.

Why Study Special Education at Lamar?

The Master of Education Degree in Special Education at Lamar University provides you an opportunity to apply knowledge through practical applications. This degree program aligns with standards developed by the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) and the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC): Texas Examinations of Educator Standards (TExES). You'll have unique access to teaching internships in the area and your choice of career options upon graduation.


Career Paths

Upon successful completion of this program, you may seek opportunities as special education director, department head, integrated curriculum developer or supervisor, assessment coordinator or integrated classroom teacher. A shortage of special education teachers in Texas means you are likely to have a great deal of choice in your preferred location.

Primary Careers

Educator, Director, Curriculum Developer, Instructional Strategist

Meet the Faculty

Faculty Member NameDr. Dorothy Sisk
Faculty Member NameDr. Freddie Titus
Assistant Professor
Faculty Member NameDr. Debbie Troxclair
Associate Professor
Faculty Member NameDr. Vanessa Villate
Associate Professor