Department of Teacher Education

Master of Education in Exceptionalities

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Why Choose the Exceptionalities Program?

The Exceptionalities degree program is offered at the graduate level and provides a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree for candidates desiring to gain knowledge and experience working with individuals with exceptionalities but who do not want to obtain a professional teaching license in the field of special education. The program provides candidates insight on both high-incidence disabilities and low-incidence disabilities across multiple age ranges and how exceptionalities impact the process of learning.   

Contact Information

Dr. Nimisha Patel
315 Allyn Hall

Academics and Curriculum

Program of Study


Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with a 2.7 cumulative minimum undergraduate GPA.
  • Demonstration of competence by scoring within the 50th percentile for each subtest on the GRE or the MAT.

Admission Process


Apply to the Graduate School, indicate the program(s) you desire on the Gradute School application and it will be forwarded to the college for review.


Clear FBI and BCI criminal background check. You can make appointments for FBI and BCI background checks by calling the Educational Resource Center at (937) 775-2878.  

Questions about the graduate school application?

Contact: Graduate School
Location: 344 Student Union
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: (937) 775-2976
Fax: (937) 775-2453
Toll-free Number: 1-800-452-4723

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