La Roche University's graduate offerings in education prepare you to teach children with diverse needs.
Master of Education Program
Through our Master of Education, certified teachers can earn an M.Ed. plus an added credential: a special education certificate or an ASD endorsement. Whichever format you choose, both options prepare you to work effectively with students, families and community agencies.
M.Ed. with PreK-8 Special Education Certification
This program offers hands-on training and field experience to prepare you for the special education classroom. You’ll explore various disabilities and develop the expertise needed to work effectively with students and a range of special needs. Upon completion you’ll gain a master’s degree with PreK-8 Special Education certification.
M.Ed. with ASD EndorsementIf you’re already certified in special education, you can opt for an M.Ed. and ASD endorsement. The program focuses on learning strategies, communication skills, lesson planning and co-teaching models to prepare you for meeting the needs of students with autism spectrum disorders.