Long Island M.A. in Special Education with an Annotation in Severe and Multiple Disabilities

Long Island M.A. in Special Education with an Annotation in Severe and Multiple Disabilities

Transform Classrooms. Inspire students. Get ready.

Embark on a rewarding and meaningful journey in the field of education with the St. Joseph’s University, New York’s M.A. in Special Education All Grades (Prek-12) program featuring an Annotation in Severe and Multiple Disabilities. This program equips you with the knowledge and skills to make a positive impact in the lives of students with special needs

Our comprehensive and demanding curriculum will bolster your classroom management skills, providing you with the resources to create a meaningful impact on the lives of your prospective students. Furthermore, it opens doors for you to achieve certifications in Childhood Students with Disabilities and Secondary Generalist for Students with Disabilities.

Our Long Island Campus program offers specialized extensions in earth science, biology, chemistry, English, mathematics, physics, social studies and Spanish. This flexible, part-time 36-credit program enables students to become eligible for the Severe and Multiple Disabilities Annotation.

Across your journey in the field of special education, you'll gain innovative strategies for effectively navigating Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) to cater to the unique needs of all the students in your classroom. You will emerge from the program with the patience and adaptability necessary to confidently lead your classroom.

 Moreover, there is a growing trend of increasing teacher salaries on Long Island and in other regions, and your skills will be in great demand in the job market. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects significant growth in the number of positions for special education specialists in the coming decade.

Embrace your true vocation and gain knowledge from distinguished educators who are experts in the field of education. Deverlop the skills and knowledge required to become an influential educator by earning your master's degree in Special Education at St. Joseph’s University.

The Long Island M.A. in Special Education All Grades Experience

Leave Your Imprint: Influence the future of education and create a lasting legacy through our innovative M.A. in Special Education program.


Cultivate Your Skills: Many of our courses require the students to conduct fieldwork at local schools, helping to prepare you for student teaching, when you lead classes with the guidance of a teacher.


Highly Sought After: Graduates of this program achieve remarkable success in Long Island classrooms and beyond, serving as accomplished special education educators, directors, and even pursuing doctoral studies. Our students are widely respected and consistently in demand.