Towson University is pleased to offer a Master's of Education (M.Ed.) in Special Education at The Universities at Shady Grove (USG).  This program is designed for students who are already certified to teach and are seeeking an additional teacher certification in Special Education.  Typically based on the student's current certification area.

Students may apply for one of three tracks:

  • Special Education- Early Childhood Education (birth-grade 3)
  • Special Education- Elementary/Middle Education (grades 1-8)
  • Special Education- Secondary Education (grades 9-12)

The M.Ed. in Special Education is a cohort program that follows a specific course sequence and timeframe for completion. New cohorts begin in the fall of ODD-numbered years ONLY.

In addition, Towson University’s College of Education has a rich history of collaboration with Maryland's public school systems and state educational agencies. As an essential element of that collaboration, the Towson Learning Network (TLN) within the College of Education is meeting the ongoing educational needs of in-service teachers and local school systems. You can visit the following pages at Towson’s website for more information on TLN: