Towson University’s elementary and special education major offers dual certification that brings together innovative study and hands-on experiences. Get the knowledge and skills you need to be a highly effective educator.
The field of special education is rapidly changing. There is a critical need for teachers who can meet the cognitive, behavioral, social, emotional, linguistic and cultural needs of all children in the classroom.
This specially designed major provides the opportunity to become certified in both elementary education (1-6) and special education (1-8). This degree prepares you to be an elementary classroom teacher or an elementary/middle special education teacher.
This comprehensive program offers:
The Center for Professional Practice connects students to field placements and clinical internships. Both provide students a rich and diverse experience in various content areas, classes, grades and schools.
Admission to the elementary education and special education major is selective. Students must meet the university’s requirements for admission to the professional education program and to the internship. View admission requirements for the major.
You can view degree requirements for the elementary education and special education major in the Undergraduate Catalog.
|Pre-EESE Majors (Last names A-L)||Libby Wynkoop
|Pre-EESE Majors (Last names M-Z)||Gina Laupert||glaupert AT_TOWSON||410-704-4984|
|EESE Juniors||Jennifer Kouo
|EESE Seniors (Last names A-L)||Libby Wynkoop
|EESE Seniors (Last names A-L)||Gina Laupert
Students in northeastern Maryland can obtain a bachelor’s degree in elementary education-special education at Towson University in Northeastern Maryland (TUNE), located on the Harford Community College campus. Earn your bachelor’s degree without leaving Harford County. Read more about undergraduate programs at TUNE, or email program coordinator Toni Guidi, tguidi AT_TOWSON.
Earn a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and special education through the Universities at Shady Grove (USG), located in Montgomery County, Md. Read more about undergraduate programs at USG.