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MSEd/EdS in Special Education Administrator

Blended Courses (Online/On Campus) offered in Concord or East Longmeadow, Massachusetts

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Enrolling Now, Classes Begin October 22, 2018


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Administrators in special education play an essential and intricate role in setting the direction of education services for students with special education needs. If you have the experience and compassion to be an excellent administrator but don’t hold the appropriate license, let Bay Path University's Special Education Administrator program put you on track to become one.

Bay Path graduates learn to become administrators who promote the learning and growth of all students and the success of all staff through effective partnerships with families, community organizations, and other stakeholders that support the mission of the school district.

About the Degree

  • MSEd/EdS Program Options:
    • Initial Licensure: This option is for candidates who want to earn a Massachusetts Initial License in Special Education Administrator
    • Non-Licensure: This option is for students NOT seeking Massachusetts Initial Licensure in Special Education Administrator
  • Classes begin every February and October 
  • Convenient schedule is a combination of online and on campus courses (weekend day or Friday night, offered in either Concord or East Longmeadow, Massachusetts)
  • Faculty are highly experienced, supportive, and encouraging
  • Option to attend full-time or part-time while continuing with family life, work, and other commitments, see program outcomes
  • Access to mentoring, tutoringlibrary resourcesacademic resources, and career services to assist students in becoming independent and successful learners
  • Financial aid is available 
  • No GMAT or GRE required

 The Massachusetts Administrators for Special Education (ASE) and Bay Path University have partnered to join efforts to create and develop a new organizational vision and model for cultivating and retaining an excellent pool of administrators of special education.  


This graduate program is for students who currently hold either:
  • An initial license in special education, or a certificate as a school guidance counselor, school principal/assistant school principal, school psychologist, school social worker/school adjustment counselor, or speech, language and hearing disorders teacher and completion of three full years of employment in a district-wide, school-based, or other educational setting, or
  • Completion of at least three full years of employment in law, public policy, higher education, or other related field accepted by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.