MA in Education with Special Education

MA in Education with SEN – Asian College of Teachers

Course synopsis

The online Master of Arts in Education with Special Education will acquaint you with a detailed comparative study of 20th century and 21st century education as you gather skills to understand the social and emotional competence of all kinds of learners in your classroom. The course materials comprises of topics that will raise your awareness on the complexity of curriculum designing and contemporary approaches in inclusive teaching. Candidates will also get acquainted with the symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Down Syndrome, Autism and various Learning Disabilities. You also need to submit a research paper (Capstone Project) of 5000 words on a particular topic to showcase your learning and understanding to be evaluated by the tutors. The course will help you to recognize the special learners and provide the right guidance to help them with their learning and shape their future.Degrees will be conferred by European International University (EIU-Paris) and a Students will also receive a Letter of Completion from Asian College of Teachers (ACT).

Career Path

Becoming a specialist teacher capable of helping students with different learning needs will widen your employment opportunities: -

  • Inclusive teacher
  • Shadow teacher
  • Teacher-in-charge
  • Advisor/ counsellor
  • School administrator/ coordinator/ curriculum developer
  • Budding entrepreneur

In addition to teaching, there are several other sought-after careers that can help you fulfill your dreams. Many of those who pursue MA in Education specializing in Special Education opt for classroom teaching in a classroom setting, but this particular Master degree can open up a variety of careers that help people or children with special needs. The degree prepares the individual for a variety of jobs in allied areas that take them along different career paths. Namely, one can choose to become either an inclusive teacher or can get into shadow teaching.

You can always find rewarding, meaningful careers outside of the school setting after earning your online Master’s degree with specialization in special education. Whether you stay in the classroom or pursue other options, it is always a step forward to broaden your career prospects.

Curriculum and Credits

Foundation (10 credits)

  • 1. Psychology and Characteristics of Learners
  • 2. Conducting Accurate Internet Research

Core (30 credits)

  • 1. Developing, Planning & Designing learning Environment
  • 2. Digital literacy – 21st Century Classroom
  • 3. Assessment & Evaluation in Education
  • 4. Instructional Strategies
  • 5. Behavioral Management – Social and Emotional Competence of Learners
  • 6. Introduction to Education Research

Specializations (20 credits)

  • 1. Learn about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • 2. Understanding Down Syndrome
  • 3. Autism – Features, Identification and Support
  • 4. Learning Disabilities – Identification and Instructional Approaches

Capstone Project (30 credits) - Choose 1

  • 1.Prepare a paper on any one topic of by attending a one live online webinar from ACT – 5000 words
  • 2.Attend any seminar in Education in your region and create a reflective paper on the same – 5000 words
  • 3.Research Paper – ‘Building an Inclusive Classroom Environment’ – 5000 words

Course Duration and Fees

Duration Minimum 1 year (maximum 2 years)

Payments can be made via Online Bank Transfer, Credit Card or PayPal.

Total fee

  • 2750 USD – If Paying from USA or paying in USD
  • 2400 GBP – If Paying from UK or EU
  • 93000 Thai Baht – If Paying in Asia
  • 200,000 INR– If Paying in India

All fees include tax. Fees include all: Program of study, LMS access, study guide, evaluation and assessment, diploma and transcript. Courier charges apply for Diploma and Transcript dispatch to your country. Certificate Notary and Apostille charges are separate from Europe. Please check with your admission adviser for more details.

Degree and Transcript are issued by The European International University, Paris and a letter of completion from Asian College of Teachers (ACT).


Asian College of Teachers offers tuition scholarships and financial aid for its online learning degree programs. The tuition scholarship fund for distance learning degree programs will be granted depending on the policy and the Dean’s office from time to time.






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SEN Classroom Courses
ACT SEN courses

SEN Courses by ACT provides an insight into the techniques to be employed in an inclusive classroom and while handling varied learners. Get familiar with the principles and methodologies of to teach children with learning difficulties and develop special skills to handle your learners deftly.

This is a very helpful course. It gives me more information and understanding in coping with children with special needs.

Philippines, Dasmarinas City

Experience was good . . . Looking forward to have a great future in this field with the knowledge gained from the course.

Online SEN Courses
Online courses

Asian College of Teachers offers a selected range of unique courses in Special Education, Autism, ADHD and Learning Disabilities for both aspiring and working teaching professionals interested in the field of SEN. Courses are offered in online mode and can be pursued from anywhere.

Blended SEN Courses
Blended courses

Blended Courses in Special Education are designed for those willing to step into the world of SEN and study in both a traditional setting and online mode. The blended course emphasizes ADHD, Autism, other learning disabilities, Down’s syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Asperger’s Syndrome.

ACT gave me the opportunity to truly understand the children with special needs. The lessons given in every module was truly helpful and useful for a teacher like me.

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