Special Education M.Ed. Offered as a Master's (M.Ed.) program
Whether you've just graduated, are working in the field, or returning to education, our Master's in Education (M.Ed.) with licensure in Special Education (ages 5-21) is the program for you. With several pathways, you can earn your master's or licensure at your own pace. You'll develop strong critical thinking skills to accommodate the needs of all students in the classroom. From early childhood education to secondary education, in a general classroom or a special education setting, you'll be prepared with the tools and experience to succeed.
For those who are licensed and earned a Bachelor's degree in education and are interested in receiving free graduate program in exchange for teaching in a partnering district for a year while completing coursework. Fellows gain practical, clinical experience alongside their assigned district teacher.*
Please Note: Graduate housing is available.
*To participate in the Fellowship Program, students must be enrolled full-time.
For those who are licensed and received a bachelor's degree in education and want to obtain a Master's degree in Education with licensure in special education or only want a license in special education.
Complete full-time or part-time.
For those who are not licensed but received a bachelor's degree and want to obtain a Master's degree in Education with licensure in special education or only want a license in special education.
Complete full-time or part-time.
4. Professional Development
For those interested in taking courses for professional development/CEUs. Up to two courses count towards the M.Ed.
Deadline for submitting the graduate program application and supporting materials. There is a $65 application fee.
End of February
Decision letters sent to applicants.
Deadline for accepting offer of admission to the graduate program and enroll in summer session graduate courses.
Registration and meeting with the Director of Special Education.
Consultation and Collaboration with Families, Schools, and Communities
In this course, you'll learn effective collaboration approaches when developing a curriculum. There will be a focus on formulating a team-centered framework that provides academic support for various service delivery models, going beyond the classroom to improve students' learning experiences.
Yes! You can individualize your program of study with the Director of the Graduate Program in Special Education.
Yes, there are 4 online courses offered for the Advanced Pathway and 5 online courses offered for the Initial Pathway.
Yes, through the Fellowship program.
The total cost of the program is $24,975.
No merit aid will be available for the program. However, through the fellowship program, graduate students will receive free tuition in exchange for teaching in a partnering district for a year while completing coursework.
FEATURED FACULTY MEMBER
For the past 20 years at Saint Anselm, Professor Wasielewski, Director of the Special Education Graduate Program, has made a significant impact on the Education Department.
The graduate program is designed to prepare educators to meet the needs of students with disabilities in multiple settings. After completing the Special Education Master’s Degree Program students will:
Demonstrate an appropriate depth and breadth of understanding about the field of special education.
Demonstrate critical thinking and ability to evaluate, understand, and communicate ideas and research.
Demonstrate an understanding of and ability to synthesize and apply research to problems of practice through skillful inquiry.