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MEd Early and Special Education

100% Online Program

The Master of Education (MEd) in Early and Special Education is a fully online program that is designed to offer enhanced professional development in the related fields of early childhood intervention and special education for experienced educators and other professionals who provide supports and services to individuals with disabilities.

The MEd in Early and Special Education does not lead to initial teacher certification nor does it require certification for admission. This program allows flexibility for students to structure a program around their professional interests and also allows students to complete a graduate certificate program concurrently.

The Master of Education in Early and Special Education program is 100% online.

Department Name: Department of Early and Special Education

Official Degree Name: Master of Education in Early and Special Education

Degree Type: Master of Education

If you are seeking teaching certification and a master’s degree, please refer to our Master in Teaching (MIT) programs:

MIT in Early Childhood Intervention

MIT in Special Education 

What can I do with this degree?

Graduates of this program may be employed as early childhood interventionists, P-12 general or special education teachers, or may work with or on behalf of young children with disabilities and their families in community or agency settings.

High Value, High Quality

Earn a graduate degree from one of the Northwest’s top 3 colleges of education at almost half the cost.

Boise State stands out for its high-quality and high-value programs. Full-time in-state tuition is estimated at $9,646, and out-of-state at $16,920 for the 2019-2020 school year.

Source: 2021 US News and World Report

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Boise State provides an affordable, quality education to improve your future. Scholarship opportunities are available for residents and nonresidents, making it even more affordable to attain a quality education.

The College of Education also offers a range of scholarship opportunities. 

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