University of Southern Maine offers an online Master of Science in Special Education degree with an Integrated General Education and Special Education Initial Teacher Certification. Through this program, students will have the opportunity to pursue K-8 or 7-12 content area teacher certification. The curriculum was designed in partnership with school districts, special purpose schools, and other agencies to provide a well-rounded education.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
University of Southern Maine is accredited by:
New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Essay/Writing Sample, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Interview, Additional Materials May Be Requested
- Applicants must have completed the Maine certification Exceptionality Course SED 540, SED 335, or a course approved by the Maine Office of Certification.