Why Study Special Education?

Here are some good reasons to study special education at Towson University.  

  • Our programs are accredited by the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.
  • You’ll learn from experienced faculty-mentors committed to your success.
  • You’ll receive support from a cohort of fellow Towson students studying special education.
  • We’ll engage you in innovative and dynamic course work and develop strategies for successful learning and classroom management.
  • You will gain real-world experience through internship placements offered in multiple school districts throughout Maryland.
  • You can network and learn from experienced alumni through social media and on-campus professional development offerings.
  • You’ll learn alongside fellow educators-in-training and engage with diverse populations through Towson’s Best Buddies and Council for Exceptional Children student chapters.
  • You will be eligible for Maryland certification to teach and positively impact the lives of students with disabilities.
  • Over 90% of our graduates are employed as first-year teachers either before or shortly after graduation.