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Special Education (M.Ed. and M.Ed/Certification)

Program Code:     EDSP
Degree: M.Ed. and M.Ed/Certification
School:  Education
   
General Requirements: Statement of Purpose
  Transcript(s)
  TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students)*
   
Program-Specific Requirements: Letters of Recommendation (3)
  CV/Resume
  Basic Skills Test** (M.Ed./Certification only)
  Special Education Certification*** (optional - see note below)
   
Application Deadlines:

M.Ed./Certification:
March 9, 2023 (Fall 2023 Domestic)
March 15, 2023 (Fall 2023 International)

M.Ed. (without certification):
May 11, 2023 (Summer I 2023 Domestic) (Autism & Early Childhood off-campus programs only)
August 9, 2023 (Fall 2023 Domestic) (Autism & Early Childhood off-campus programs only)

March 10, 2023 (Fall 2023 International) (On-campus M.Ed. programs only)
March 9, 2023 (Fall 2023 Domestic) (On-Campus programs only)

   
Contact Program: https://education.umd.edu/academics/departments/chse/edsp
Diversity Statement: The Special Education Program is committed to
supporting students and ensuring a fear-free, inclusive
space where all students can thrive. The department
recognizes non-binary gender identifications, as well as
the difference between assigned biological sex and
gender expression. It encourages students, faculty
and staff to share and honor preferred pronouns
and names.

*TOEFL Scores: the program requires TOEFL scores to be 100 or higher.

**Basic Skills Test should be uploaded to Supplementary Application of the Upload Requirements section of the application.

***Special Education Certification for applicants of the Severe Disabilities concentration should be uploaded in the same PDF as the Basic Skills Test, to Supplementary Application One of the Upload Requirements section of the application.