Special Education for Certified Teachers, Master of Education
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, assessment including the PARCC accommodations, implementing 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 per credit|
|BCPS Direct Billing Amount Per Credit||$250 per credit|
# of Credits
ED 690 Curriculum Design and Adaptations for Students with Special Needs I
ED 663 Using Technology to Integrate Universal Design for Learning into Classrooms
|Summer 2017||ED 688 Educational Assessment and Diagnosis of Students with Special Needs I||3|
|Fall 2017||ED 691 Curriculum Designs and Adaptations for Students with Special Needs II||3|
|Spring 2018||ED 689 Educational Assessment and Diagnosis of Students with Special Needs II||3|
|Summer 2018||ED 647 Remedial Reading Techniques for Students with Severe Reading Difficulties||3|
|Fall 2018||ED 603 Personality Development and Self-Esteem||3|
|Spring 2019||ED 601 Theories of Development: A Lifespan Perspective||3|
|Summer 2019||ED 602 The Social and Psychological Forces Affecting Youth||3|
|Fall 2019||ED 605 Research Methods||3|
|Spring 2020||ED 606 Action Research||2|
|Summer 2020||ED 698 Special Project Seminar for Special Education||1|
|Summer 2020||ED 681 Curriculum Development for a Multicultural Society||3|
All classes will be held at Goucher College.
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