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CU’s Master’s in Special Education degree ranked 23 out of top 50 online programs

July 31, 2015
For Immediate Release

By Joan C. McKinney, news and publications coordinator

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Campbellsville University has been
recognized in the top 25 percent of small schools as one of  “50 Most Affordable Online Master’s in Special
Education Degrees” from TopEducationDegrees.org.

organization said, “The online master’s degree in special education program at
Campbellsville University offers an alternate route to certification in the
field of special education. Students can earn a Master of Arts in Education:
Special Education – Learning and Behavior Disorders completely online.

“This program is for those exploring the option of a
teaching career but lack the requisite training. Upon completion of the
program, teachers will have the knowledge and the skills they need to create a
caring and nurturing learning classroom environment that will positively impact
student success rates.”

The honor, of which Campbellsville
University was ranked number 23 of the 50 institutions, developed information
from College Navigator. There are nearly 200 institutions in the United States
who offer any sort of online graduate program in special education.

“We are honored to receive recognition from
TopEducationDegrees.org of our Master’s in Special Education program. The
Campbellsville University School of Education, at an affordable cost, continues
to provide highly qualified special education teachers who make a positive
impact on student achievement,” Dr. Beverly Ennis, dean of the Campbellsville
University School of Education, said.

Dr. Shane Garrison, dean of online education, said, “We are
very pleased with the continued success and national notoriety our online
graduate education programs are receiving.

“We’ve received high marks for the special education program for nearly 10
years. More recently, the teacher-leader program has become a regional outpost
for high quality teacher education at a very affordable price.”

said Campbellsville University’s School of Education has been on the leading
edge of online, academic preparation for the 21st century education world.

“The school
has proudly prepared and equipped teachers, administrators and principals in
rural, suburban, and metropolitan public and private school districts,” he

“We hear
from students on a regular basis that our online Master of Arts in Education
and Master of Arts in Special Education are academically challenging,
practically relevant and individually engaging.

students immediately see how what they are learning in the online classroom can
be applied to improve their real-life teaching and administrative leadership.”

University offers the following online programs in the School of Education:

MA in Education – Teacher Leader

Emphasis Areas:  Curriculum, Special Education

Endorsements:  Gifted Education, English as Second
Language, Environmental Education

Content Specialization:  Interdisciplinary Early
Childhood, Informational Technology

MA in Special Education

Initial Certification

Learning Behavior Disorders P-12

Moderate and Severe Disabilities P-12

Teacher Leader

Rank 1 | Master of Arts in School Improvement

Rank 1 | Director of Special Education.

For more information, go to the following:





You can
also contact Ennis at bcennis@campbellsville.edu
or (270) 789-5174 or Garrison at msgarrison@campbellsville.edu
or (270) 789-5541.

University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more
than 3,500 students offering 63 undergraduate options, 17 master’s degrees,
five postgraduate areas and eight pre-professional programs. The website for
complete information is campbellsville.edu.