Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    
    Nov 22, 2019  
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020

Special Education, Ed.S.


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Degree Requirements


The program has been designed to meet the needs of individuals who wish to obtain advanced training in Special Education.

Applicants with a Master’s degree in special education must:

  1. Provide proof of a Master’s degree in special education from an accredited institution.
  2. Present a cumulative 3.5 (4.0 scale) grade point average or higher on all graduate work.
  3. Present a current teaching certificate in special education.
  4. Document 2 or more years of successful experience as a special education teacher.

Applicants without a Master’s degree in special education must:

  1. Provide proof of a Master’s degree in education from an accredited institution.
  2. Present a cumulative 3.5 (4.0 scale) grade point average or higher on all graduate work.
  3. Present a current teaching certificate in special education.
  4. Document 2 or more years of successful experience as a special education teacher.
  5. Submit a personal statement of purpose, not to exceed 300 words, that identifies the applicant’s reasons for pursuing graduate study.
  6. Complete the following prerequisite courses: SPED 6715 , SPED 6721 , SPED 6766 , SPED 7721  

The courses and experiences of the Ed.S. program require a minimum of 27 semester hours. See Area of Special Education advisors for specific program sheets and development of a program of study.

Program Areas and Requirements


Total Credits: 27 hours


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