2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 13, 2021  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

Special Education M.S.


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(36-39 credits minimum)

This master's degree program is designed for students desiring preparation for positions in Mild Intervention - Exceptional Needs. This is not an advanced special education degree for students currently holding a special education license.  The area of licensure will be mild interventions.  This graduate program offers two tracks.

Track one is for students seeking a mild intervention licensure as an add-on to an existing teaching license.  A student may add a special education teaching license to an existing teaching license by completing the 24 credits of required course work as prescribed below, excluding any prerequisites needed. A student will be recommended for licensure only at the development level of their existing license.

Track two is for students seeking their first-time teaching license.  Students in this track have an undergraduate degree (B.S. or B.A.) but do not have a teaching license.  Students in this track must complete all coursework and a student teaching experience.  A student will be recommended for licensure only at the development level of their field experiences and student teaching experiences.

 

Degree Requirements:


Required Research and Professional Education Courses (9 credits):


Culminating Experience (3-6 credits):


Note:


SPED 639 - Supervised Student Teaching is only required for students without a current teaching license (Track #2).

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