Master of Science in Special Education (In-Service for Certified Educators)
University of Southern Maine

Program Details

University of Southern Maine offers an online Master of Science in Special Education for in-service educators. The program is designed for those teaching exceptional children and already have experience, but are seeking more. Students will gain preparation for advancing in their careers working with those with disabilities. Students can choose an area of expertise in working with the Gifted and Talented if they choose.


  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale) in a baccalaureate degree program
  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended
  • Resume or CV
  • Essay
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Signed Teacher Credential Summary with details of teacher certification

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education