M.S. in Inclusive Special Education: Severe/Multiple Disabilities

Syracuse University's M.S. in Inclusive Special Education: Severe/Multiple Disabilities prepares students to work with individuals with disabilities by examining disability as a social, cultural, and political construct, inextricably linked to issues of race, class and gender.

This program has a special emphases on working in inclusive classrooms, serving diverse student populations, using technology (including assistive technology), and achieving full professional practice as a teacher, researcher, and builder of practical theory.

Why Inclusive Special Education at Syracuse? If you:

  • Believe that all students deserve access to high quality classroom and social opportunities and recognition as learners.
  • Want cutting-edge ideas delivered by faculty specialists in a carefully chosen sequence of courses.
  • Want a degree that builds on the long and distinguished traditions of inclusive education and disability studies of Syracuse University faculty
  • Have met the requirements for one of the New York State initial certificates for teaching students with disabilities (birth-grade 2; 1-6; 5-9; 7-12 academic subject; or 7-12 generalist).
  • Want to meet the academic requirements for the New York State professional certification in your existing areas, and and Annotation in Severe and Multiple Disabilities.
  • Want a master's degree that can be completed full time in 12-16 months, or have the option of studying on a part-time basis.
  • Want a 25% reduction in tuition through the School of Education High Needs Scholarship.

Program Contacts

Gail Ensher, Program Coordinator
(315) 443-9650

Michelle Mondo

Ready to apply?

Syracuse University Graduate School Application