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Master of Science in Education w/Special Education Concentration

Master of Science in Education with Special Education Concentration

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GRADUATE PROGRAM CHECK SHEET

Program Requirements:

36 graded credit hours are required for the Master of Science in Education – Special Education Concentration.

A minimum grade of “C-” is required in all courses counting toward the degree and a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.00 is required to complete the degree.

Upon approval of the program coordinator a maximum of 15 credits may be transferred from another institution into the Master of Science program and counted toward either the concentration or electives.

Admission into the MS in Education program and the Special Education Endorsement program is required for this concentration.


TEACHER RESEARCH CORE REQUIRED COURSES: 15 credits
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
ED 520Research Methods in Education46 credits from concentration
ED 521Literature Review I3ED 520
ED 522Literature Review II3ED 520, 521
ED 523MS Research Project5ED 520, 521 & 522

SPECIAL EDUCATION CONCENTRATION COURSES:

Complete the following 15 credits required for the Special Education Concentration

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
SPED 520Theories & Characteristics of Exceptionality3Admitted to Special Ed Endorsement
SPED 522Legal & Procedural Aspects of Special Education3Admitted to Special Ed Endorsement
SPED 526Assessment of Academic & Communication Skills3Admitted to Special Ed Endorsement
SPED 528Assessment of Functional, Life & Transition Skills3SPED 526 + admitted to SPED
SPED 530Assessment: Applications1Admitted to Special Ed Endorsement
SPED 534Planning for the Exceptional Learner2Admitted to Special Ed Endorsement

ELECTIVE COURSES: 6 credits
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
SPED 540Academic Methods3Admitted to Special Ed Endorsement
SPED 544Functional Life & Transition Skills Methods3Admitted to Special Ed Endorsement

Total credits required for major: 36

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Last update November 2019