Master in Science in Exceptional Education (M.S.) Concentration in Varying Exceptionalities

Program Overview

The objective of the Master of Science in Exceptional Student Education (MSESE) Program at Carlos Albizu University, Miami Campus, is to afford you the opportunity to obtain a master’s level degree that will allow you to earn a teaching certificate within the state of Florida in Varying Exceptionalities, grades K-12.

Our MSESE curriculum is consistent with CAU’s philosophy to offer high level instructional experiences to multicultural, diverse, and multi-ethnic learner populations and specifically to respond to the individual needs of ESE students

Program Highlights

Carlos Albizu University’s MSESE is a program accredited by the State of Florida Department of Education.

Our MSESE coursework offerings include surveys and concentration on exceptionalities, behavior management, inclusion, technology, communication disorders, curriculum, transition, assessment, and a research project as the degree capstone. 

Courses are delivered in a face-to face, hybrid and online formats to provide you with the flexibility and convenience you may need to meet other life demands.

A selected and highly qualified group of exceptional education practitioners and experts will lead you through the path of discovery, challenges, and technology-infused academic journey that includes evidence-based materials and methodology, techniques, strategies, and scholarly research. 

As a graduate of Carlos Albizu University’s MSESE Program you will be able to understand the policies, ethics, and procedures of exceptional education within the educational system. As a practitioner, you will also be able to engage in curriculum planning, collaboration, consultation, and implementation of policies and /or inclusion techniques and strategies.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities available to CAU' MSESE graduates include but are not limited to: exceptional education teacher in primary learning centers, elementary schools, middle schools, high schools, alternative schools, charter schools, hospitals, non-profit agencies, and specialized centers. In addition to the above, other options include consultant positions, mentorship, and/ or higher education faculty appointments.

San Juan location
PO BOX 9023711 San Juan, PR 00902-3711 Phone: (787) 725-6500 Fax: (787) 721-7187
Miami location
2173 NW 99th Avenue Miami, Florida 33172 Phone: (305) 593-1223 Fax: (305) 592-7930
Centro Mayaguez
56 Calle José De Diego, Mayagüez, P.R. 00680 Phone: (787) 725-6500 Fax: (787) 721-7187
  • American Psychological Association
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Commission for Independent Education