Candidates in the Master of Education in Special Education – General Education track learn the professional knowledge and skills needed to work in a variety of settings with students with high incidence disabilities that include learning disabilities, emotional and behavioral disorders, intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and other health impairments. Specialized courses develop the intensive diagnostic, remedial, decision-making and consultative skills and understandings required of a special educational professional in the K-12 general education setting, including the ability to recognize educational and social problems, to formulate effective individualized instructional interventions using a variety of methodologies and modifications, to incorporate accommodations and transitions into program plans and to consult productively with appropriate personnel in the development of maximum educational opportunities for students with high-incidence disabilities.
This 37 credit hour masters degree program can be completed either full-time (nine credit hours or more each semester) or on a part-time basis.
Please note: this program’s courses are fully online.
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