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University of Pittsburgh    
2019-2020 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Nov 28, 2022
2019-2020 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

General Special Education, MEd

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The MEd in General Special Education requires 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.

Special Education Program Studies

The 12 credits in Special Education may be chosen from within or across the following specialty areas of Special Education: Applied Behavior Analysis , Students with Visual Impairments , Early Intervention for Children with Disabilities , or Supervisor of Special Education Certificate  


Choose 12 credits of elective courses from special education, other program areas within the Department of Instruction and Learning, other departments within the School of Education, or other schools at the University of Pittsburgh offering coursework relevant to the student’s specialty area.

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