The Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree is a professional degree for the graduate student who wishes to pursue advanced study in special education. The Master of Education student prepares a Plan of Studies of a minimum of 36 credits meeting School of Education requirements for Basic Areas of Education courses, a three-credit research seminar, and elective courses in Special Education. Students will work with a faculty advisor to develop a curricular plan that combines work in Special Education and related studies in education. Students must pass a comprehensive exam prior to receiving the M.Ed. degree.