MASE - Master of Arts in Special Education

Special Education: LBD, P-12

Campbellsville University is an institution offering graduate and undergraduate programs stressing academic excellence and personal growth within a Christian learning environment.  The University is committed to prepare teachers for their respective fields with the knowledge and the skills to create a caring and nurturing learning classroom environment that will positively impact student learning.

With the shortage of special education teachers nationwide, we are excited to offer an alternative route to certification in the field of special education.  Candidates are afforded the option to earn a Master of Arts in Education: Special Education- Learning and Behavior Disorders through our Distance Learning Program.  Our program is designed for individuals exploring the option of a teaching career.  The rigorous on-line course work gives Campbellsville University the opportunity to place qualified individuals in teaching positions in Kentucky schools.

For further information, please contact Norma R. Wheat, Special Education Program Coordinator at 1.800.264.6014 ext. 5169 or email

All necessary Forms and Documents can be found by clicking here.

SED Online Information 

  • Instructions for Enrolling in MASE Sessions via TigerNet
  • Book Request Form  7.3.14
  • Instructions for Accessing Online Courses

SED Course Descriptions

  • Course Descriptions MASE Initial Certification  1415
  • Course Descriptions Teacher Leader MASE  1415

SED Subject Assessment Exam Information

  • SED Praxis II EBD Sample Test Questions
  • SED Praxis II Terminology
  • Praxis II Study Guide
  • Praxis II Statement of Understanding
  • Praxis II Special Education Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications (0543/5543)


Admission Requirements

Initial Certification - MASE

  • Application ( to apply online)
  • Official Transcript (s)
  • GRE/PRAXIS scores (copy)
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
  • One (1) page personal essay on purposes/goals for graduate study
  • TB Skin Test or questionnaire (within last 12 months)
  • Criminal background check
  • Entrance Interview (scheduled once all admission documents are received)
  • Oral presentation by candidate
  • Apply to online program

Teacher Leader  - MASE

  • Application ( to apply online)
  • Official Transcript (s)
  • Teaching Certificate (copy)
  • PRAXIS II scores (copy)
  • Three (3) Disposition Recommendations
  • One (1) page essay on purposes/goals for graduate study
  • Diversity Survey
  • Signed Code of Ethics
  • Criminal background check (if not currently teaching)
  • Apply to online program