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Special Education (M.Ed.) 2020-2021 Catalog Year

College of Education

Department of Special, Early, Child/Youth, Elementary Education, & Research

The M.Ed. in Special Education program is an online program that prepares students for work in public and private schools and in state, federal, or community settings at the master's level. Specific areas of study include advanced studies in special education and hi-incidence disabilities.

Program Admission Requirements

See program website at URL listed above.

Progression and Additional Graduation Requirements
  • Students must satisfactorily complete the minimum 36 credit hours.
  • A grade of B or higher must be earned in all College of Education graduate courses used as prerequisites and each program course.
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher in all work attempted.
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 for all coursework in program.
  • Students must complete and pass a culminating demonstration of learning and competence at the end of the program. These may include comprehensive examinations, portfolios, special practicum projects, or research projects. (Students seeking certification must fully demonstrate Educator Accomplished Practices.)
  • The College of Education limits the transfer of coursework into its graduate programs to a maximum of 12 credits or three courses. To be considered, courses must have been completed with a minimum grade of B and no more than seven years prior to the date of entry into the graduate program and no more than ten years prior to graduation from the graduate program.
Program Requirements

1. Required Courses (36)
     EBD 6215 Teaching Methods EMT/Behav Dis (3)
     EDF 6481 Foundations of Ed Research (3)
     EEX 5752 Work w/Fam: Pluralistic Persp (3)
     EEX 6025 Foundations of Special Educ (3)
     EEX 6222 AdvPsychoEd Assess-Excep Stud (3)
     EEX 6245 TransProg-Adol&Young ExcepStu (3)
     EEX 6248 Instr Approaches for Excep Pops (3)
     EEX 6612 Mgmt &Motiv Excep &at-RiskStud (3)
     EEX 6732 Consult & Collab in Spec Ed (3)
     EEX 6939 AdvSem: Paradigms,Prac & Pol (taken in last semester) (3)
     ELD 6015 AdvTheo/Prac-Spec LearnDisab (3)
     EMR 6052 AdvTheories&Prac-Intel Dis (3)


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