Wayne State College
Special Education Master's Degree (MSE)

Special Education Master's Online (MSE Degree)

Special Education Master's Degree

Wayne State's fully online master’s degree in special education is designed to help professionals and districts meet the needs of students with exceptionalities, and their families. The program offers four unique pathways:

Program Handbook

Questions? Contact Us

Phone: 402-375-7164
Email: onlinesped@wsc.edu


Fast Facts

Degrees offered: MSE

School: Education and Behavioral Sciences

Department: Educational Foundations and Leadership

Accreditation: Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), Nebraska Department of Education

Licensing and Certification: Wayne State academic programs are designed to prepare students for licensure or certification in Nebraska. If you plan to pursue licensure or certification in a state other than Nebraska, please check that state's licensing board to determine their licensing requirements. Authorization may be required from them prior to beginning a clinical or field experience in that state. Learn more.


Admissions Criteria

1. Completed Admissions Application
2. Official Transcripts
3. Statement of Interest to the Dean
4. Recommendation Form

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Note for Admitted Students: All students admitted into the graduate special education program are required to purchase a myEportfolio 4+1 Year Subscription from the Wayne State College bookstore. (This subscription purchase is good for five years.) 

Purchase myEportfolio Now (Need help? Visit the Chalk and Wire help sheet.)


Online master’s degrees at Wayne State College are among the lowest priced in the nation.  Online tuition is a flat rate, regardless of residency.

Recognized for Excellence

Wayne State College is continually recognized for incredible value, successful graduates, and innovative learning.

Most Affordable Online Masters Degrees, 2018 - Edsmart. Cheapest online masters degrees award.

No. 3 in the U.S.

Most Affordable Online Master's Degrees, 2018-19


Most Affordable Online Graduate School, 2018 - College Choice. Cheapest online graduate school. Most affordable masters degrees award.

No. 1 in Nebraska;
No. 6 in the U.S.

Most Affordable Online Graduate School, 2018

College Choice

Most Focused Special Education Degree, 2019 - College Factual

No. 23 in the U.S.; Top 10%

Most Focused Special Education Degree Program, 2019

College Factual

Most Affordable Online College for a Masters in Education. Cheapest education masters degree. Most affordable teaching masters degree award.

No. 20 in the U.S.

Most Affordable Education Master's Degree Online, 2018

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Online classes are available throughout the summer, fall, and spring.  Advance your career and get started today!