Special Education for Certified Teachers, Master of Education - cohort is full and closed

The purpose of this cohort is to provide general educators the knowledge and skills necessary to provide high-quality instruction and support for all students, especially those with special needs. Special education students are included in all classrooms and need to be an integral part of all general education programs. This 36 credit master of education program will focus on instruction in the written, taught, and assessed curriculum that general educators need to help special education students meet standards.

Program emphases will include the Maryland College and Career Ready Standards (formerly Maryland Common Core Standards); assessments, including the PARCC accommodations; implementation of Universal Design for Learning through technology; and Response to Intervention. This degree program prepares certified teachers to pass the special education Praxis II examination qualifying them for special education certification. 


Tuition Per Credit $325, plus $60 registration fee
Student Out-of-Pocket Tuition Costs Per Credit $75 tuition per credit, plus $60 registration fee
BCPS Direct Billing Amount Per Credit $250

Course Offerings



Date & Time

September 2014

ED 690 (3 credits)
Curriculum Design and Adaptations for Students with Special Needs I


How to Apply?

This cohort is available to the first 20 students to apply and be accepted. To apply, complete the cohort application/registration form and return it to the address below with a copy of your teacher certification, or a transcript from your most recently completed undergraduate or graduate course of study.

Graduate Programs in Education in the Welch Center
1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, MD 21204
Ph: 410-337-6047 | Fax: 410-337-6085