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School of Education at Johns Hopkins University-Master of Science in Special Education

Candidates for the Johns Hopkins Master of Science in Special Education programs may be recent college graduates or professionals experienced in fields other than teaching who wish to develop special education careers.

Depending on the specific concentration, students complete 36 to 39 graduate credits for their master's degrees. Students must work with a program adviser to develop a program of study that includes required and elective courses.

View an online information session with Dr. Laurie deBettencourt.

Special Education Program Paths

Full-time Master of Science in Special Education
Part-time Master of Science in Special Education
Part-time Master of Science in Special Education - Montgomery County School Collaboration Programs

Special Education Program Information

Admissions Requirements
Program Mission, Goals, and Student Outcomes
Field Experience Office
Comprehensive Exam and Graduate Project Descriptions
Special Education Milestone Dates

Contact Us

Faculty Contact
Dr. Laurie deBettencourt

Academic Coordinator
Lori Scott, (410) 516-7928

Josh Fernandez Special Ed Teacher

“Johns Hopkins School of Education (SOE) provided me with an invaluable, relevant, and diverse education through my master's program. As a special education teacher in Montgomery County Public Schools, I‘ve  benefited greatly from the  knowledge and experiences gained from my time with JHU. I fully recommend JHU SOE to all prospective or rising special educators."

Josh Fernandez
Special Education Teacher
Montgomery County Public Schools