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.
PLEASE NOTE: All students should register for the comprehensive exam and the graduate project by the end of the first week of classes each semester by emailing Ms. Liesl McNeal, special education program coordinator. Once you have registered with Ms. McNeal, a confirmation email will be sent to you with room information.
Comprehensive Exam Dates:
Fall 2016: Monday, November 14, 2016 or Tuesday November 15, 2016, from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Columbia campus
Spring 2017: Monday, April 3, 2017 or Tuesday April 4, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Columbia campus
Graduate Project Due Dates and Presentation Dates:
Fall 2016: Wednesday, December 7, 2016, from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Columbia campus
Spring 2017: Wednesday, May 10, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Columbia campus
"I have benefited greatly from my experience in the Master of Science in Special Education program at Johns Hopkins School of Education. I have learned to differentiate instruction, monitor students’ progress, and select appropriate classroom management strategies."
Masters Student - Expected Graduation August '15