Towson University’s special education major offers you exceptional preparation to meet the diverse needs of the special education population.
There is a critical need for special education teachers in Maryland and across the country. Towson University’s program is recognized for providing the comprehensive coursework and internship opportunities you need for a strong foundation in special education. Become a teacher-leader in providing successful, student-centered learning and collaborating with families and public/private agencies.
The special education major offers you opportunities to be a change agent inside and outside the classroom. The program includes:
Students planning to major in special education may choose from the elementary/middle track, which prepares them for certification in grades 1-8, or the secondary/adult track, designed for grade 6 through adult-level programs.
The Center for Professional Practice connects students to student teaching internships.
Learn more about admission requirements for the special education major.