Master of Education in Special Education With Certification in Severe/Profound Low Incidence

This 31-49 credit hour program of study will prepare you to assume a role as a special education teacher.

Who should apply

This degree program is appropriate for you if you are entering the teaching force for the first time (second career, late career professional) or if you have teaching certification in another area (elementary education, secondary education) and want to become certified in special education as a second area of teaching expertise.


If you complete the MEd in Special Education with Certification, you will be eligible to receive an institutional recommendation from Northern Arizona University.

Severe/Profound includes:

  • moderate-severe intellectual disability
  • autism
  • orthopedic and health impairments
  • multiple disabilities

Academic Catalog Listing

Visit the academic catalog for more information on the Severe/ProfoundLow Incidence emphasis.


Admission requirements