Master of Arts in Special Education
The MA in Special Education provides candidates with theoretical and pedagogical knowledge and skills needed by Special Educators, within an advocacy based, culturally responsive framework.
Candidates interested only in the Master of Arts (MA) in the Special Education Program, not pursuing initial or cross-endorsement certification, take the 30-credit MA program outlined below. Course options are available for candidates after a transcript review and approval from the candidate's advisor and Director of Special Education. The MA program requires completion of a minimum of 30 credits and a passing score on the comprehensive examination (SE 0099).
|SE 0400||Augmentative Alternative Communications and Assistive Technologies||3|
|SE 0403||Psychoeducational Issues in Special Education||3|
|SE 0410||Autism Spectrum Disorders: Theories and Interventions||3|
|SE 0411||Introduction to Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities||3|
|SE 0413||Theories of and Introduction to Learning Disabilities||3|
|SE 0417||Introduction to Children and Youth with Social and Emotional Disturbances||3|
|SE 0419||Special Learners in the Bilingual/ESL Classroom||3|
|SE 0429||Principles of Structured Literacy I: Fundamentals of Reading and Language Development||3|
|SE 0432||Management Techniques in Special Education||3|
|SE 0529||Principles of Structured Literacy II: Essentials of Decoding and Encoding||3|
|SE 0099||Comprehensive Examination in Special Education||0|