M.Ed. in Special Education

The Master of Education Degree in Special Education requires 12 units in addition to all of the coursework necessary to earn the Saint Mary’s College Preliminary Education Specialist Credential.

Meet with the program director and your advisor for a plan of study during your first semester. 

Required Courses (3 units plus the credential)

  • SPED 430- Current Issues and Emerging Practice for Special Educators, 3 units

Research Courses (9 units)

  • EDUC 572 – Research Seminar I, 3 units
  • EDUC 582 – Research Seminar II, 3 units
  • EDUC 592 - Thesis/Action Research or Approved Applied Research, 3 units