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Miami University

MASTER OF EDUCATION - SPECIAL EDUCATION

A partnership between Bermuda College, Miami University and the Ministry of Education.

The Miami University Special Education Program prepares and develops Intervention Specialists who are skilled in identifying and supporting learners with all types of developmental differences in the mild to moderate range.


PROGRAM OPTIONS

M.Ed. Program with Initial Licensure
  • For candidates who are seeking an initial teaching credential in Special Education*. 
  • Includes 12-15 courses and a 15-week supervised field experience (54-60 credit hours). 
M.Ed. Program in Special Education
  • For candidates who currently hold a teaching credential (in any discipline) and wish to earn an M.Ed. in Special Education.      
  • Includes approximately 12 courses (30 credit hours).


*The program provides the required courses for eligibility for Ohio licensure in special education. To receive licensure, additional exam(s) are also required.

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Key Features of the Program

  • Courses blend online activities with interaction via videoconferencing
  • Courses led by teams of faculty and current special education practitioners
  • Class sessions for each course are scheduled approximately once per month and will be held on weekdays in the evenings.


Mentoring Program

All students in the Bermuda Special Education cohort group will regularly interact with an assigned mentor teacher. The goals of the mentoring program in Special Education are:

  • Provide a structured, safe environment for students to discuss coursework and field-related topics
  • Provide point-of-contact to help students identify and resolve challenges to their successful completion of the Special Education program
  • Share relevant knowledge and professional experience with students to better prepare them to be successful intervention specialists


Tuition & Fees

Bermuda resident tuition*: $ 1043.75 per credit hour
*Additional fees may apply for student teaching experience. Most courses are 3 credit hours.


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Application Due Dates

Apply by June 15, 2017 for fall admission
Cohort group begins Fall, 2017 if enrolment minimum for cohort is met