Miami University


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.

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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.


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

Winter Semester 2020/2021

Miami University classes for the 2020/21 Winter Semester start on January 02, 2021, and end on February 27, 2021.

Course 1: EDP 586: Methods I: Teaching Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities

Course 2: EDP 578: Social Skills Development, Collaboration and Transition Planning in Special Education

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