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Bringing together theory, research and real-world experience, Towson University’s M.Ed. in special education offers advanced learning to certified teachers.
Towson University offers multiple Special Education graduate programs to suit the variable needs of those looking to enter this rewarding field!
|M.Ed in Special Education
(Special Education Concentration)
|M.Ed. in Special Education
(Teacher as Leader in Autism Spectrum Disorder Concentration)
|Master of Arts (M.A.T.) in Special Education
|Who Can Apply?
|Professionals with certification in education or a related field
|Professionals with certification in special education or a related field
|Those looking to become teachers
but have an undergraduate degree in an area outside of education
|What is the Outcome?
|A master's degree and eligibility for MSDE endorsement in special education
|A master's degree in special education
|A master's degree and eligibility for MSDE initial certification in special education
|How is this Program Offered?
This program is offered entirely online.
This program may be completed entirely online or in a hybrid format.
|On campus where students work through coursework at their own pace
Special education graduate coursework at Towson emphasizes:
The program allows students to tailor their coursework to areas of interest by selecting from one of three areas of special education:
This degree prepares learners for an endorsement in special education and the program is designed for individuals who hold a valid certificate in teaching or a related field. Because this program does not lead to initial licensure, professionals with an undergraduate degree in an area outside of education should consider the MAT in Special Education.
The M.Ed. in special education is also offered off-campus to employees of local school systems through the Towson Learning Network.