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

Program Overview

This program is right for you, if…

  • You have previously met the requirements for one of the New York State initial certificates for teaching students with disabilities (birth – grade 2; 1-6; 5-9; or 7-12 academic subjects or 7-12 generalist)
  • You wish to meet requirements for the New York State annotation in severe disabilities, while earning a master’s degree and meeting academic requirements for professional certification
  • You want a degree that builds on the long and distinguished traditions of inclusive education and disability studies of Syracuse University faculty
  • You want cutting-edge ideas delivered by faculty specialists in a carefully chosen sequence of courses  -- most offered in the late afternoon or summer
  • You would like to enter a master’s degree program with special emphasis on working in inclusive classrooms, serving diverse student populations, using technology, and achieving full professional practice as a teacher, researcher, and builder of practical theory
  • You want a 31-credit hour program that may be completed full-time in 12-16 months for those beginning in the summer or fall
  • Or, you want the option to study on a part-time basis at a research university
  • With full-time study (9 credits or more), you would like to take advantage of a 33% reduction in tuition with the High Needs Scholarship.

Program Contacts

Gail Ensher, Program Coordinator
(315) 443-9650

Michelle Mondo

Ready to apply?

Our online application process is changing!

If you plan to complete an application by September 27, 2016 please apply through the SU Embark system.

If you plan to complete your application after September 27, 2016, please return to this page after October 1 to access the new CollegeNET online application.