Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    Oct 06, 2022  
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Special Education, M.Ed.

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Degree Requirements

The department offers a M.Ed. in Special Education in the area of General Curriculum.

Admission to the program requires an applicant to:

  1. Complete requirements for a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  2. Present a cumulative 3.0 (4.0 scale) grade point average or higher on all undergraduate work.
  3. 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:

Candidates who do NOT have a Bachelor’s in Special Education will need to take the following two classes as electives in their FIRST semester:

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