CAGS in Special Education

The Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) is designed for students who have completed a master’s degree and wish to pursue future specialized study in the area of special education.

CAGS programs are individually designed by students in collaboration with faculty advisors and include a minimum of 32 credits of coursework and completion of a comprehensive examination.

Students take courses and engage in independent studies with faculty within the Special Education Program, throughout the School of Education, and throughout Boston University in related schools and colleges. Among these are the College of Arts & Sciences; the College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College; the School of Management; the School of Law; and the School of Social Work.