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2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Special Education, M.S.Ed.

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Prepare special education professionals who are grounded in knowledge about disabilities, issues regarding the provision of special education and related services and the development and dissemination of innovative and culturally sensitive practices and policies.

Learning Outcomes 

  1. Demonstrate commitment to professional excellence and leadership through the practice of ethical behavior and integrity via professional learning communities and a formal research paper.
  2. Facilitate the education, independent living, school and community integration and personal adjustment of individuals with disabilities taking into account diverse cultural backgrounds via a class presentation and a formal research paper.
  3. Develop a comprehensive understanding of the field of special education and related services that includes knowledge of theories, policies and instructional practices that influenced the field.

Candidates may have, but are not required to have, prior teaching licensure. The program requires a minimum of 48 graduate credits for candidates with a prior teaching license and 60 credits for candidates without a prior teaching license.

Core Courses

Total Credits: 48-60


Note: Completion of the Special Education MS.Ed. program along with all state licensure requirements will result in a masters degree and a special education K-12 Generalist endorsement/license.

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