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Curriculum - MA in Special Education (Collaborative 6-12 Certification) (Blended)

Program at a Glance

Delivery Format - Blended

Number of Credit Hours - 36-39

Tuition per Hour - $375

Fees - $10 graduate College of Education fee (per hour)

Accreditation - National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Practicum - Yes

Required Entrance - Bachelor's-level teaching certificate

Programs, courses and tuition subject to change.

The MA in Special Education Collaborative 6-12 program provides highly qualified bachelor-level certified educators teaching specific content areas at the secondary level with the opportunity to obtain master's-level certification in collaborative (6-12).

Curriculum (36-39 hours)

  • SPE 501 Diagnosis and Assessment of Exceptional Children and Youth
  • SPE 502 Advanced Behavior Management for Special Educators
  • SPE 503 Master's Seminar in Special Education
  • SPE 514 Teacher Consultant Models in Special Education
  • SPE 583 Creative Problem Solving
  • SPE 590 Intro to Mild Disabilities
  • SPE 592 Academic Methods-Secondary
  • SPE 593 Intro to Severe Disabilities
  • SPE 594 Methods and Severe Disabilities
  • SPE 597 Transition in Special Education
  • SPE 598 Practicum in Special Education-Secondary
  • BEF 510 Philosophy, History, and Social Foundations
  • CAT 531 Computer-based Instructional Technologies
  • *SPE 500 Intro to Exceptional Children and Youth - for students who have not taken a special education survey course within the last six years.

Please note that courses are subject to change.