The Master of Science in
Special Education

Florida International University, Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 S.W. 8th Street, MANGO 540, Miami, Florida 33199-0001

Reach the Children Who Need You Most

The highly ranked master’s degree in Special Education is a fully online degree that can be completed in as little as 12 months. The degree leads to an Autism Endorsement and includes a classroom-based research project.

Florida Autism Endorsement

Professional Faculty

Impact on Education

FIU's Online Master of Science in Special Education is one of a select few programs to offer a Florida Autism Endorsement, helping teachers gain expertise in autism — the fastest growing disability area in the U.S.

Our faculty members are leaders in special education, with years of classroom experience teaching children on the autism spectrum, as well as those with emotional and behavioral disorders and learning disabilities.

The Master of Science in Special Education helps teachers develop leadership skills for effective supervision, use data to inform and guide classroom instruction and learn about cutting-edge assistive technologies.

What graduates are saying

Natasha Quesada

MS Special Education, 2019

“It was a very well-rounded, deep program. I enjoyed it. It was challenging balancing work, family and school, but it really was an exceptional program.”

Master of Science in Special Education

We know online

Our students are working mothers and fathers, breadwinners, students juggling multiple jobs and responsibilities. We know this. So, at FIU Online, we offer a high-tech, high-touch, interactive student experience, with degree programs and courses online paralleling the academic rigor of the traditional classroom.

20+ years. 100+ degrees. 100% relevant.

of excellence in online learning

online degrees

fully online courses offered

instructors currently teaching FIU Online courses

graduates have completed fully online degrees

students take online classes each year