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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
  Supplementary Application
  Basic Skills Test*
  Special Education Certification**
   
Application Deadlines:

M.Ed./Certification:

March 1 (Fall domestic/international)

M.Ed. (without Certification):

June 15 (Fall domestic)

March 1 (Fall international)

   
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.

*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 to Supplementary Application Two of the Upload Requirements section of the application.
Note: Area of Interest 1 and Area of Interest 2 are required fields for the M.Ed. and M.Ed. with Certification programs in the online application.  These selections ensure that your application will be directed to  the appropriate program for review.