Special Education - M.Ed.
The department offers a M.Ed. in Special Education in the area of General Curriculum.
Admission to the program requires a Level 4 professional, clear, renewable certificate, and a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 2.7 in this program. Other criteria may be determined by the department.
The M.Ed. in Special Education – General Curriculum is a 36 hour program with 30 hours in the special education core and 6 hours of electives. For those students who do not have a degree in special education but do have a clear, renewable, professional teaching certificate in special education, additional prerequisite and co-requisite courses may be required (up to an additional 21 hours) while completing the M.Ed. program. Courses meet the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards – Exceptional Needs Specialist/Early Childhood through Young Adulthood and the Council for Exceptional Children standards.