The George Washington University

Graduate School of Education and Human Development

MA in Education and Human Development in Interdisciplinary Secondary Transition Services

Address:

2121 I Street

Washington, DC 20052

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA in Education and Human Development in Interdisciplinary Secondary Transition Services

Format: Online

Program Description:

The online Master’s in Secondary Special Education and Transition Services is designed for passionate educators who are ready to take a step forward in their careers with a challenging, practice-based Master’s degree.

The program prepares you to be a change agent in teaching, leadership and support roles. With a strong social justice focus, you are prepared to effectively lead quality transition programs and services for all youth with disabilities in various settings. After completing this master’s program you will be prepared to work as a transition specialist across multiple disciplines.

Why GW’s Master’s in Secondary Special Education?

  • Leadership Component: The program imbeds a "train-the-trainers" leadership component enabling you to be recognized by your organization as a transition leader.
  • Interdisciplinary Interaction: Through interactions in the discussion forums and small group projects, you gain exposure to different viewpoints and refine critical analysis and communication skills.
  • Applied Research: The program offers a curriculum that is driven by the most up-to-date, applied research by experts in the field and is responsive to a variety of transition outcomes.

Accreditation:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: The Office of Student Financial Assistance offers financial aid in the form of Federal Stafford Loans and alternative loans to graduate students seeking to finance their graduate educations.

Locale: Large City

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