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Special Education

Thank you for your interest in the Special Education programs offered at Bridgewater State University.  Please explore the information below for additional details on our individual programs.

Master of Education (MEd) in Special Education - Moderate Disabilities (Initial Licensure)

The Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders offers programs designed to meet the needs of graduate students who are interested in obtaining Massachusetts initial licensure as a Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8 grade) or (5-12 grade).  The special education licensure program at Bridgewater State University meets all Massachusetts Department of Education licensure requirements, and standards established by the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC).

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Master of Education (MEd) in Special Education - Severe Disabilities (Initial Licensure)

The Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders offers programs designed to meet the needs of graduate students who are interested in obtaining Massachusetts initial licensure as a Teacher of Students with Severe Disabilities in all grade levels.  The special education licensure program at Bridgewater State University meets all Massachusetts Department of Education licensure requirements, and standards established by the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC).

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Master of Education (MEd) in Special Education: Elementary & Early Childhood Teachers - Moderate Disabilities (Initial Licensure)

This program is intended for teachers who hold an elementary or early childhood education initial license and is designed to provide them with an initial license as a teacher of students with moderate disabilities, PreK-9, and a Master of Education in Special Education, which fulfills the course work requirements for professional licensure in elementary or early childhood education.

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Master of Education (MEd) in Special Education - Moderate Disabilities (Professional Licensure)

The Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders offers programs designed to meet the needs of graduate students who are interested in obtaining Massachusetts professional licensure as a Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities. 

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Master of Education (MEd) in Special Education - Severe Disabilities (Professional Licensure)

The Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders offers programs designed to meet the needs of graduate students who are interested in obtaining Massachusetts professional licensure as a Teacher of Students with Severe Disabilities.. 

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Master of Education (MEd) in Special Education - Non-Licensure

This program is designed for students who wish to earn a master’s degree in special education.  This  program does not lead to licensure.

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