Professional Certification (Advanced Preparation) in Special Education – Behavior Disorders (MSEd)


Welcome to the Professional Certification (Advanced Preparation) in Special Education – Behavior Disorders (MSEd). Use this page as a guide to the program from acceptance to graduation for Track 2.

This master’s degree program is designed to provide advanced training to certified special education teachers who need graduate work leading to a master’s degree for professional certification in special education. It is also designed for those with special education certification who are seeking to further their knowledge/skills and gain an additional age-level certificate (birth to grade 2 or grades 1-6).

Academic Plan


Sub Plan


Total Credits

30 credits


Newly Accepted Students

Program Sequences

Students must meet with their faculty advisor to determine their particular course of study before registering for classes. For technical registration support and troubleshooting, please visit the Register for Classes page.

Hunter College Catalog

To review descriptions of specific courses and academic progress standards for the program along with exit requirements please use the course catalog for the year you were admitted to the program.

Clinical Experiences

Information forthcoming.

Certification and Licensure

This program leads to professional certification in Students with Disabilities Grades 1-6 with a concentration in Behavior Disorders. Visit the Certification and Licensure page for information and support.


Graduation is the official completion of your program and conferral of an academic degree. In order to graduate, students must apply for graduation using CUNYFirst the semester before the semester of their planned graduation and complete any outstanding requirements by the stated deadlines. Visit the Graduation and Commencement page for complete information.

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