Do you already have your teaching certification? Enroll in UToledo’s M.Ed. program in special education and learn the latest in theory, research and practice to become more effective in the classroom.
We offer evening classes for working professionals. Attend part time or full time. Several focus areas in this degree may be completed 100% online.
Special education is a high-demand field. You will have opportunities to work in a variety of school settings and intervention programs with children and adults who have a wide range of abilities. You also can complete your internship in your own classroom if you’re currently teaching.
Choose to focus in:
The master’s program can be linked to teacher certification requirements in Ohio and Michigan.
UToledo also offers specific endorsements that can be added to your current Ohio Dept. of Education teacher license:
Admissions are ongoing for the M.Ed. program. You may begin the program in any term. We recommend that you apply at least two months before the start of a term.
Do you have a bachelor’s degree in a field other than education but want to be come a licensed special education teacher in Ohio? Consider UToledo’s Licensure and Master’s Program (LAMP) in Special Education.
Direct faculty contact. Master’s students work closely with faculty members and colleagues. Many courses are taught by your advisor.
Convenience. We offer evening classes with small class sizes. Attend part time or full time as your schedule allows.
Hands-on education. You’ll have opportunities throughout the program to immediately apply research-based concepts in the classroom. Internships can be completed in your own classroom with supervision or in a variety of K-12 urban and suburban settings.
Marketable skills. There is a high demand for licensure students in Ohio and across the country. Our graduate students find jobs. Our programs also prepare you for the ODE assessment, as well as certification requirements.
Teach Grants. SPED licensure students are eligible for Teach grants if you currently work or are willing to work in a low-income school.
Graduates of UToledo’s master’s program in special education may find a career as:
Research opportunities include pedagogy involving: