2009-2010 Graduate Catalog 
    Apr 23, 2024  
2009-2010 Graduate Catalog [Archived]

Special Education M.A. or M.S.

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(36 credits minimum)

This master’s degree program is designed for students desiring advanced preparation for positions in special education in such agencies as public and private schools, child and family service agencies, medical settings, group homes, or other social service agencies. The requirements for this degree allow individual tailoring for each student based on prior licensure, experience, or course work. 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. However, a student will be recommended for licensure only at the development level of their existing license. The area of licensure will be mild interventions.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must satisfy the general criteria for admission to the College of Graduate and Professional Studies.

Degree Requirements:


Candidates must have completed the following basic special education courses or their equivalents prior to taking courses in the major area of concentration:

Choose one of the following:

Culminating Experience:


Will be required of all degree seeking students as the culminating experience.

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