Special Education / Master of Arts

To obtain a Master of Arts degree in Special Education, candidates must successfully complete a 41 hour program. Candidates who complete the program are eligible to receive the Learning Behavior Specialist I (LBSI) endorsement on their Professional Educator License.

See complete admission requirements in College of Education introduction.

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements (41)

54-506Assistive Technology in Education

1

54-513Development and Characteristics of Learners

3

54-514Assessment for Learning

3

54-516Learning Theories and Schooling

3

54-523Disability Studies in Education: A Critical Exploration of Educational Policy, Practice and Curriculum Design

3

54-530Field Experience I: Special Education

1

54-532Methods of Teaching in Middle and Secondary Content Areas

3

54-534Transitions and Students with High Support Needs

3

54-540Field Experience II: Special Education

1

54-545Field Experience III: Special Education

1

54-561Early Reading and Writing Foundations

3

54-564Partnerships for Inclusive Education

1

54-571Content Area Reading Strategies for Adolescent Learners

3

54-582Internship in Special Education P-12

5

-OR

54-584Clinical Practice & Seminar: Special Education

5

54-585Instructional Planning and Performance Based Assessment

3

52-575Practical Research for Learning Communities

3

53-507Educational Media Design for Effective Learning

1

-OR

53-508Emerging Technologies for Education

1

Comprehensive Examination Required