MA in Special Education with Emotionally Impaired/Behaviorally Disordered Endorsement (K-12)
The requirements for admission to graduate study in Special Education are a 3.0 grade point average and fulfillment of requirements for a state teaching certificate, or a background of education and experience satisfactory to the department. Applicants for programs in Special Education will be required to give evidence of their ability to pursue a professional career in the area chosen for study by submitting three letters of recommendation.
Emotionally Impaired/Behaviorally Disordered
This program of graduate-level courses will enable teachers and other professionals with a prior special education endorsement to pursue a second endorsement-specifically in Special Education-Emotionally Impaired/Behaviorally Disordered. Course work will focus on developing knowledge and skills in behavior assessment, academic and cognitive instructional research-based methods, and collaborative consultation.
The following 46 semester hours of course work comprise the program:
|EDU 5000||Methods of Educational Research||3 credits|
|EDU 5130||Principles of Learning, Development & Adjustment||3 credits|
|EDU 5260||Collaboration & Consultation in Education||3 credits|
|SED 5860||Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Exceptional Students||3 credits|
|EDU 6000||Computer Uses in Education||3 credits|
|EDU 6310||School & Classroom Management||3 credits|
|SED 5120||Special Education in the Secondary Schools||3 credits|
|SED 5600||Educating and Mainstreaming Exceptional Persons||3 credits|
|SED 5630||Identification & Assessment in Special Education||3 credits|
|SED 5810||The Emotionally Impaired/Behaviorally Disordered||3 credits|
|SED 5820||Educating Severely Emotionally Impaired/Behaviorally Disordered & Autistic Students||3 credits|
|SED 5830||Educating the Emotionally Impaired/Behaviorally Disordered||3 credits|
|SED 5850||Educating Diverse & Special Populations in the Inclusive Setting||3 credits|
|SED 5870||Seminar in Special Education||3 credits|
|SED 5880||Practicum in Special Education: Emotionally Impaired/Behaviorally Disordered||4 credits|
Total: 46 credits
A master's research paper is completed in SED 5870.