Towson University is pleased to offer a Master's of Education (M.Ed.) in Special Education at The Universities at Shady Grove (USG). This program is designed for students who are already certified to teach and are seeeking an additional teacher certification in Special Education. Typically based on the student's current certification area, students may enroll in one of three tracks: Special Education- Early Childhood Education (birth-grade
3), Special Education- Elementary/Middle Education (grades 1-8) or Special
Education- Secondary Education (grades 9-12).
The M.Ed. in Special Education is a cohort program that follows a specific course sequence and timeframe for completion. New cohorts begin in the fall of ODD-numbereed years ONLY.
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In addition, Towson University’s College of Education has a rich
history of collaboration with Maryland's public school systems and state
educational agencies. As an essential element of that collaboration,
the Towson Learning Network (TLN) within the College of Education is
meeting the ongoing educational needs of in-service teachers and local
school systems. You can visit the following pages at Towson’s website
for more information on TLN:
If you have questions about this academic program as offered at USG, contact:
Graduate Program Coordinator
Dr. Kandace Wernsing