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Special Education Content Specialization Offered at Concord University

CONTACT: Sarah Dalton
Concord University
Office of Advancement
PO Box 1000, Athens, WV 24712
(304) 384-6312,


ATHENS, W.Va. – Concord University will offer a new Special Education content specialization under the Master of Education (M.Ed.) Program beginning January 2012. The M.Ed. Program in Special Education is a 36-hour program specifically designed for licensed teachers who hold degrees in elementary and 5-Adult; it does not include PreK-Adult content areas.

The program consists of a 15 hour Professional Education core and a 21 hour Content Specialization. Individuals seeking a multicategorical specialization/certification or who already hold an undergraduate multicategorical certification may apply to the program. Licensed teachers with a special education multicategorical certification may also add an endorsement in Autism through this program.

Contact Dr. Cheryl Barnes, interim director of graduate programs, at 304-384-5148 or for further information. Additional information may also be found at
Persons with disabilities should contact Nancy Ellison, 1-304-384-6086 or 1-800-344-6679 extension 6086 if special assistance is required for access to an event scheduled by the University on campus.