Special Education (MOSAIC), Master | University of Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, United States
12 months
40894 USD/year
40894 USD/year
24118 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Build the skills you’ll need to teach adolescents both with and without disabilities in the University of Pittsburgh School of Education's Master of Special Education (MOSAIC). 


MOSAIC offers the unique opportunity to earn dual certification in Special Education and a Secondary Content Area, making graduates stand out in the job field. This rigorous 12-month program blends challenging coursework with full-time student teaching, giving candidates not only the knowledge but the experience to thrive in the classroom.

The Master of Special Education (MOSAIC) program from the University of Pittsburgh provides future teachers with the skills, knowledge, and experience to effectively teach adolescents with and without disabilities.

Career Pathways

  • MOSAIC alumni are employed as high school and middle school English, Science, Math, Foreign Language, Social Studies, and Special Education teachers in Pittsburgh, across Pennsylvania and around the country. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Teaching & Learning In Secondary English 
  • Teaching & Learning In Secondary Foreign Language 
  • Teaching And Learning In Secondary Math 
  • Teaching & Learning In Secondary Science 
  • Teaching & Learning In Secondary Social Studies 
  • Practicum In Secondary Special Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Priority given to applications received by January 15


42 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applications are submitted through the Pitt Education Online Application Form
  • There is a non-refundable application fee of $50 (USD) to be paid by credit card
  • Your online application must include (a.) a Goal statement, (b.) your resume or curriculum vita, and (c.) contact information for three academic or professional contacts to later be invited to provide letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40894 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40894 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    40894 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40894 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    24118 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24118 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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