Cannon-Clary College of Education

Master of Education Special Education K-12

What is the Master of Education Special Education K-12?

If you are a licensed teacher seeking Special Education K-12 licensure, the M.Ed. Special Education K-12 is for you! It is also possible to attain the Dyslexia Therapist Endorsement by adding two additional courses (see our Endorsements for more information).

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Admission Requirements & Part B Checklist

Application (Part A)

  • Apply: Fill out the application form which can be submitted online or print the pdf which can be faxed (501-279-4083) or emailed (

Checklist of Requirements (Part B)

Graduation Requirements

  1. Comprehensive exams are required during your last semester in the program.

  2. You must complete the 35-hour program of study.

  3. You must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 in all graduate work with no grade lower than C.

  4. You may have a maximum of two C's.

  5. You must complete a minimum of 29 hours of your graduate work with Harding University.

  6. You must complete all requirements within eight years from the time of admission to the graduate program.

  7. Complete the Petition for Graduation pdf the semester before you graduate.

  8. Complete the Online Graduation Application.

Curriculum Plan

The M.Ed. in Special Education K-12 program of study consists of 35 hours. Please see the curriculum plan for more information.

M.Ed. Special Education K-12 Curriculum Plan

Please note: Interns must complete the course work and pass comprehensive exams before graduation. In addition for licensure, a Praxis II exam is required by the Arkansas Department of Education.

Academic Catalog and Course Schedule

For current course schedules, please see the Semester Course Schedules on the Graduate Programs home page.

For additional information about this program, you may want to consult the Catalog.

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Master of Education Special Education K-12

American Studies 207

Dr. Carol Douglass, Director of Special Education


Fax: 501-279-4083

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Graduate Studies in Education is part of the College of Education


Fax: 501-279-4083

Mailing address:
Harding University
Graduate Studies in Education
Box 12261
Searcy, AR 72149-5615