Graduate Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    May 19, 2019  
Graduate Catalog 2018-2019

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. Take part in an interview with program faculty. The interview may take place in person or with the use of technology (e.g., Skype, Go to Meeting).
  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.

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