Master of Arts in Education (M.A.Ed.)

Learning and Behavior Disorders

for Certified Teachers

Online 36 - 39 credits * 26 Months

Repayment after graduation as low as


*if using financial aid

How to Pay
Accredited and Affordable Master's Programs

Program Highlights & Benefits

100% online cohort

26 month completion time, including holiday breaks

No GRE required for some programs

No weekend classes


The Master of Arts degree with certification in Learning and Behavior Disorders is a certification program for candidates with a teaching certificate who wish to teach students with mild to moderate learning and behavior disabilities (LBD).

What You Learn

Kentucky needs P-12 teachers who are committed to providing high-quality learning experiences and services to students with mild to moderate learning and behavior disorders (LBD). Georgetown College’s Learning/Behavior Disorders Master of Arts in Education helps to fill the ongoing need for teachers in this area.

How You Learn

This is a fully online cohort. Most courses will be offered in a 7 and a half week format, though some 15 week courses may be included. (In which you will take two courses at a time). You will log into the online classroom using our online learning management system to participate in online activities which may include assignments, webinars or chats, materials, discussion threads, assessments and/or group activities done electronically. Following this schedule, you will complete the program as little as 26 months, depending on prior coursework taken.

Career Outcomes

Upon completion of this program students will have earned a Master of Arts in Education degree and P-12 Certification in Learning/Behavior Disorders. A passing score on the Praxis exam will be required to earn your LBD Certification.

Degree Requirements

ECE 500Educational Evaluation3
ECE 501Behavior and Classroom Management of LBD Students3
ECE 502Introduction to LBD3
ECE 503Educational Programming for LBD3
ECE 504Collaboration and Advocacy3
ECE 508Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders3
ECE 575AField Studies in LBD Component I Part A3
ECE 575BField Studies in LBD Component I Part B3
ECE 576Field Studies in LBD Component II, Final Clinical Practice3
ECE 542Using Technology to Remove Barriers for Students with Disabilities3
ECE 565Typical and Atypical Behavior3
EDU 501Teaching Reading and Writing3

Coursework for Additional Certification (Not Required for All Students)

EDU 509Teaching Math in Elementary Grades3
 Total Credit Hours:36-39
Please Note:

NOTE: This is only an introduction of the program. Coursework may be taken in a different order.