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Browse the curriculum, course descriptions and requirements for the Exceptional Student Education program in our academic catalog.

Empower yourself

As a student of the exceptional student education (ESE) program, you’ll be guided by expert faculty as you study diverse theories and engage in discussions regarding federal, state and local governances in special education. Plus, you will develop and implement strategies in order to assist students with various learning differences and participate in our annual Transitions Conference. After graduation, you can go on to become a special education teacher or pursue a high-level career as a director of exceptional student education.

This program is certified by the Florida Department of Education. Students who pass certification courses will be endorsed in reading, English speakers of other languages and autism spectrum disorders. In this program, you have the option of online, blended or on campus learning. This is the only master's program of its kind in Florida.

What you’ll learn in the exceptional student education program

  • Instructional methods for various content areas
  • Various methods of classroom behavioral management
  • Multiple layers of student needs

Career opportunities

Prepare for a successful career in education with a master's degree in exceptional student education.

After graduation, you’ll have the opportunity to become a successful special education teacher in a variety of education systems, including:

  • Public schools
  • Charter schools
  • Private schools for students with disabilities
  • State and national CEC conferences

This ESE program also gives you access to incredible career opportunities in high-level positions, such as:

  • A highly qualified classroom teacher in ESE
  • Co-teacher/inclusion teacher
  • ESE contact at an individual school center
  • Interventionist
  • Resource teacher

Estimated tuition

Graduate program tuition is estimated to cost $740 per credit.

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