M.Ed. Program Plan

M. Ed. in Special Education for Certified Teachers

M. Ed. is 36 credits total.

Core Courses (15 credits)

601 (3 credits) Theories of Development
605  (3 credits)  Research Methods
681 (3 credits) Curriculum Development for a Multicultural Society
choose 2 of the following 3:
602 (3 credits) Social and Psychological Forces impacting Youth
603 (3 credits)  Personality Development & Self-Esteem
604 (3 credits)  Contemporary Issues
Action Research (2 credits)
606 (2 credits) Action Research
Special Education Assessment and Instruction (10 credits)
688 (3 credits)  Educational Assessment and Diagnosis of Students with Special Needs 1
690 (3 credits)  Curriculum Design and Adaptations for Students with Special Needs 1
691 (3 credits)  Curriculum Design and Adaptations for Students with Special Needs II
698 (1 credit) Special Project Seminar (includes technology requirement and portfolio completion)
Clinical Courses (6 credits)
651 (1.5 credits)  Values   (recommended)      
652 (1.5 credits)  Mediation of Conflict (recommended)   
---    (3 credits)  chosen from electives below
Elective (3 credits)
689  (3 credits)  Educational Assessment and Diagnosis of Students with Special Needs II
669 (3 credits)  Assistive Technology - Online
609 (3 credits)  Supporting Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder through Inclusive Practices
610 (3 credits)  Differentiating Instruction:  Responding to Every Student's Needs
686 (3 credits)  Foundations of Special Education (if not prev. taken)
647 (1-3 credits) Remedial Reading Techniques for Students with Severe Reading Difficulties