The department offers a M.Ed. in Special Education in the area of General Curriculum.
Admission to the program requires an applicant to:
Complete requirements for a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
Present a cumulative 3.0 (4.0 scale) grade point average or higher on all undergraduate work.
Present a current renewable certificate in Special Education.
The M.Ed. in Special Education - General Curriculum is a 30 hour program with 24 hours in the special education core and 6 hours of electives. For those students who do not have a degree in special education but do have a clear, renewable, professional teaching certificate in special education, the program consists of 30 credit hours in Special Education and 6 hours of prerequisite courses. Courses meet the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards - Exceptional Needs Specialist/Early Childhood through Young Adulthood and the Council for Exceptional Children standards.
For candidates who have a Bachelor’s in Special Education: