M.Ed. Special Education & Dual Pennsylvania State Certification in 7-12 Special Education and 7-12 General Education

This 30-credit (minimum) master’s program is designed for students seeking Pennsylvania certification as Special Education 7-12 teachers (with dual certification eligibility). 

Students seeking dual certification in general education 7-12 (initial certification) and Special Education 7-12 (additional certification) must complete an additional 15 credits.  These courses/credits are required to be eligible for dual certification but are not part of the master’s program in Special Education.  The general education program of study prepares students for certification as secondary content-area teachers in one of the subject areas below:

Biology 7-12

English 7-12

Physics 7-12

Chemistry 7-12

General Science 7-12

Social Studies 7-12

Earth and Space Science 7-12

Mathematics 7-12


 Curriculum can be found in the course catalog.

Application Requirements & Deadlines