Master of Science in Special Education in Teaching Students with Mild to Moderate Disabilities
University of Southern Maine

Program Details

University of Southern Maine offers an online Master of Science in Special Education degree with a Special Education – Teaching Students with Mild to Moderate Disabilities concentration. This program utilizes the curriculum and professors to teach areas that educators collaborate on and need to know. Classes include positive behavior interventions, assessment strategies, transitions among schools and communities, and more.

Requirements

  • 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
  • Completion of Exceptionalities Course Form
  • Formal interview
  • Passing scores for Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators Reading, Writing, and Mathematics
  • Maine certification Exceptionality Course SED 540, SED 335, or course approved by the Maine Office of Certification

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education