Teaching elementary or secondary school students who are affected by physical or mental disabilities is among the most important and rewarding work in education today. And the need for special education teachers has never been greater, creating opportunities for teachers who are currently certified to teach in grades K-12. The Wilson College Master of Special Education program will prepare you to become a successful special education professional.
The M.S.E. degree is designed for individuals who hold a bachelor’s degree and are currently certified to teach in grades PK-12. The program is based on the premise that successful teachers will need an in-depth knowledge of pedagogy, a mastery of current theory and an understanding of research-based practices and technology to move from being good teachers to becoming great teachers. The main focus of the Wilson program is to hone teaching skills through research and classroom practices, thereby fostering teaching excellence and teacher leadership.
Master of Special Education No Certification - This option is for certified educators who wish to expand their knowledge of Special Education in grades PK-12
Master of Special Education with PreK-8 Certification - This option is for certified educators who wish to gain PA Special Education Certification in grades PK-8
Master of Special Education with 7-12 Certification - This option is for certified educators who wish to gain PA Special Education Certification in grades 7-12