University of Pittsburgh School of Education

Master of Education (MEd)

General Special Education - Master of Education (MEd)

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.

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School of Education
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5500 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
230 South Bouquet Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
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