M.A. in Learning Disabilities

This 38-credit master's degree in learning disabilities is for licensed teachers with experience in special education settings who wish to develop skills for diagnosing learning difficulties and planning instructional programs for pupils from preschool through grades 12.

Fairleigh Dickinson University's program is accredited by Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC).


Dr. Teresa Oettinger Montani, Program Director

B.A., Hunter College of the City University of New York 
M.S., California State University
Ed.D., Rutgers University
Research Interests: Diagnosis, learning disabilities, multisensory mathematics and mathematic disabilities in young children.

Nicole Hansen, Assistant Professor

B.S., The College of New Jersey
M.A.T., The College of New Jersey
Ph.D., University of Delaware 
Research Interests: Mathematics learning and learning disabilities