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.
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.