If you’re a licensed teacher or established educational professional looking to develop your skills in special education or become an expert reading instructor, the University of Arizona’s online graduate programs can help you reach your goals. Through our online learning platform, you can participate in a mix of theoretical study based on the latest research and interactive training built from real-world scenarios. As a student, you’ll practice advanced skills critical to the creation of study plans and classroom structures for students with a learning trajectory that’s all their own, including both gifted students and those that require focused attention because of a disability or behavioral disorder.

Each program is designed to help teachers build on their existing experience and develop specialized abilities that can help them lead special education and literacy classrooms more effectively. We offer the following programs in a convenient online format:

Master of Arts in Special Education – Disabilities

The online master’s in special education can help you provide unparalleled support to students with disabilities and behavioral disorders, offering graduate-level coursework and opportunities to interact directly with special education centers in your community. With 4 focused concentrations to choose from, the curriculum can be tailored to match your areas of interest.

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Graduate Certificate in Reading Instruction

If you’re looking to become a reading specialist or expand your practical skills in literacy development, the online Graduate Certificate in Reading Instruction is a perfect fit. The curriculum explores real-world research and learning theory, preparing you to lead more effective reading programs.

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