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M.S. in Education, Special Education (Mild Interventions)

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Mild Interventions

The Master of Science M.S.) in Education with a major in Special Education is designed for students (with a special education degree) seeking an advanced degree in special education in mild interventions (P-12) or intense interventions (P-12). The M.S. is designed to strengthen an individual’s competencies in special education and prepare them for positions of leadership in area schools and agencies working with individuals with disabilities.

Students complete a minimum of 36 credit hours for this degree. Students interested in discussing degree requirements should contact the Office of Education Student Services to arrange an appointment. All degree-seeking students must apply separately for admission to the M.S. in Education, Special Education degree program. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA while pursuing the degree. The program will be offered when there are enough students to form a cohort.

Program Requirements (36 cr.)

All courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise designated.

Advance Requirements (18 cr.)
  • EDUC-K 503 Advanced Classroom Management Techniques for Special Educators
  • EDUC-K 512 Advanced Computer Technology for Special Education
  • EDUC-K 528 Special Education Law and Procedures
  • EDUC-K 538 Advanced Instructional Methodology for Special Educators
  • EDUC-K 565 Collaboration and Service Delivery
  • EDUC-P 519 Psycho-Educational Assessment of Exceptional Children

Content Requirements (9 cr.)
  • EDUC-K 521 Survey of Learning Disabilities
  • EDUC-K 525 Survey of Mild Handicaps
  • EDUC-K 543 Education of the Socially and Emotionally Disturbed

Research Requirements (9 cr.)
  • EDUC-K 500 Topical Workshop in Special Education
  • EDUC-P 503 Introduction to Research
  • EDUC-Y 511 Action Research II: Independent Study

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