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Masters of Special Education with Academic Instruction Certification

Prospective Students

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Welcome prospective students!

The University of Pittsburgh School of Education, offers a specialization that leads to a Master’s Degree in Special Education and dual teaching certificate for grades 7-12 – one in Special Education and one in a Secondary Content Area (English, Math, Science, Social Studies, or Foreign Language Education). Teaching candidates will study evidence based practices to improve adolescent learning through Special Education and Content Area coursework. Candidates will develop their professional teaching skills during practical experiences, in a variety of public middle and high school classrooms. The MOSAIC program is designed to provide future teachers with the skills, knowledge and experiences to be effective teachers of adolescents both with and without disabilities.