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Alternative Master's Program


The Alternative Master’s Collaborative Teacher Program is for those who have earned a bachelor’s degree in a field outside of special education and seek to obtain a master’s degree.  This certification will allow graduates to teach special education at the elementary level.  Students must be admitted unconditionally in this program.

Alternative Master’s Admissions Requirements

Collaborative (K-6) Program Overview Sheet

Collaborative (6-12) Program Overview Sheet

Collaborative (K-12 Special Education) Program Overview Sheet

Graduate Scholarships and Assistantships

Graduate Financial Aid

First Steps for Graduate Students

College of Education and Human Development Office of Graduate Studies

Dr. Jennifer Alexiou-Ray, Director | | 205-665-6380 | Wills Hall