For those seeking special education graduate programs, the Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Special Education program is offered in an online format and may also be offered at locations in Indiana. The program is designed for practicing classroom special education teachers seeking an advanced degree in special education. Candidates will complete a 33 credit hour online Master's in Special Education program which aligns to the Council of Exceptional Children’s standards for working with special needs children. Courses are designed to provide participants with methods and materials to serve special needs students through mild and moderate intervention. Earn your Master's in Special Education (M.Ed.) online with IWU's Special Education graduate program, offered online or onsite throughout Indiana.

Prior to applying to the program, candidates are responsible for being knowledgeable of the licensure requirements of their state and whether or not the major they’ve selected will satisfy the requirements of the state for which the candidate may be seeking additional licensure.


Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools,, 312-263-0456. IWU is also a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities,, 202-546-8713.

The Master of Education program at Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), 2010 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036; 202-466-7496. The accreditation covers initial and advanced educator preparation programs. CAEP is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation to accredit programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional school personnel.

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