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Master of Science 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.

Visit Us

We welcome you to visit campus, sit in on classes and speak with our students and faculty.

For further information, contact:

Michelle Mondo
Email: mrmondo@syr.edu
Phone: 315-443-2685


Dr. Gail Ensher
Email: glensher@syr.edu
Phone: (315) 443-9650

Ready to apply?

Click here to go to the Syracuse University online application information page.