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Graduate Admissions

Connect with an Enrollment Specialist | Application Documents | After Acceptance

How to Apply

To apply to our Master of Special Education program, students must begin the process by filling out our online application and creating an account on our admissions portal. 

After creating an account, students will need to verify their login via email and save their login credentials. With this account, students can check in to the admissions portal periodically for updates on their current status.

Once an account has been set up, students will need to submit all supporting documents through the admissions portal. Before you apply, please follow our application instructions step by step.

If you have any other questions, please reach out to your enrollment specialist or to If you are applying within the Omaha Public Schools sponsored program, please see here for more details before beginning your application.

Application Deadlines

Visit the Application Deadlines page to see a list of upcoming application deadlines and start dates.

Connect with an Enrollment Specialist

Meghan Christensen
Meghan Christensen

Enrollment Specialist
Email Address: 
Phone Number: 402-941-6079

Schedule a Virtual Meeting

Application Documents

After completing the online graduate application form, please submit the following documents to support your application for admission to the program.

Personal Statement

Applicants must submit their personal statements through our application website. Personal statements should be one page, single-spaced. Applicants should introduce themselves, discuss their interest in the Walker School of Education graduate program, and their professional aspirations by answering the questions below:

  • In what capacity do you serve students and/or educators? Describe your education experiences, both past and present.
  • What key experiences/people have most impacted your teaching and learning?
  • What is your motivation to enroll in a graduate program at Midland University? What types of knowledge, skills, and experiences do you hope to gain as a result of completing your graduate studies?
  • What are your aspirations for your continued work in the education profession?

Please note: A Personal Statement is not required for students taking courses in the standalone Behavior Intervention Specialist endorsement.

View an Example of a Personal Statement

Applicants should submit a 1-page resume through our application website highlighting their employment and educational background. The employment section should include locations, titles, and dates. The education section should include dates of attendance and degrees received.

Official Transcript

Official transcripts from previous institutions can be submitted by mail to Midland University at 11213 Davenport Street, Suite 100, Omaha, NE 68154, or electronically at An official transcript is printed on security paper and includes the university seal and the registrar’s signature. Official transcripts are considered “official” only when they are issued directly to the receiving party through electronic and/or mail delivery or via the Clearinghouse or the institution’s sealed envelope.

Copy of Teaching License

Submit a copy of your teaching license through our application website.


To help guide potential applicants, we’ve created an index of all of the frequently asked questions that would give applicants a better idea of the admissions process.

View Graduate Admissions FAQs

After Acceptance

Your $250 deposit secures your place in the Midland Master of Special Education program triggers your enrollment in your first courses and is non-refundable. This deposit is applied toward your tuition.

You can pay your deposit online or mail a check to one of the following addresses:

Midland University
11213 Davenport Street, Suite 100
Omaha, NE 68154

Midland University
900 N. Clarkson St.
Fremont, NE 68025

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