The Program in Special Education leading to a Master of Education Degree curriculum is 33 credits (11 classes). The Education faculty uses various course formats to help you learn, including case studies, lecture/discussion, group projects and simulation exercises to ensure what you gain in one course will reinforce and build on what you learn in others.
Students with any bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university are eligible for entry into the program.
Curriculum Requirements (33 Credits):COR 510: Moral Leadership
COR 600: Organizational & Professional Ethics
MED 505: Introduction to Special Needs Students
MED 515: Differentiated Instruction in Inclusive Classrooms
MED 518: Quantitative Research Methods
MED 520: Educators as Researchers (Prerequisite: MED 518)
MED 535: Collaboration & Legal Issues for Special Educators
MED 542: Assessment & Instruction of Students with Development Disabilities
MED 605: Enhancing Literacy for Special Needs Students
MED 610: School Law & Social Advocacy
MED 680: Research Seminar (Prerequisite: MED 520)