Master of Education in Special Education

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General Requirements

The M.Ed. requires a minimum of 36 semester credit hours: See the Special Education website for more information.

Master of Education in Special Education (with Diagnostic Certification) Program of Study (36 semester credit hours)

Exceptionalities (9 SCH)
EDSP 5103Developmental Disabilities3
EDSP 5303Students With Emotional/Behavioral Disorders3
EDSP 5413Individuals with Learning Disabilities3
Interventions (6 SCH)
EDSP 5053Principles of Learning for Exceptional Children3
EDSP 5423Instructional Interventions for Students with Disabilities3
Support (6 SCH)
EDSP 5033Using Assessments for Effective Interventions3
EDSP 5043Legal and Administrative Issues of Special Education Programs3
Assessment (9 SCH)
EDSP 5833Clinical Instruction in Psychoeducational Assessment3
EDSP 5843Clinical Instruction in Intellectual Assessment3
EDSP 5853Advanced Assessment and Evaluation of Individuals with Disabilities3
Research (6 SCH)
ELDR 5203Research in Education3
EDSP 5973Professional Paper3
Total Semester Credit Hours36


Master of Education in Special Education: Intervention Specialist Program of Study (36 semester credit hours)

Exceptionalities (9 SCH)
EDSP 5103Developmental Disabilities3
EDSP 5303Students With Emotional/Behavioral Disorders3
EDSP 5413Individuals with Learning Disabilities3
Interventions (12 SCH)
Select 12 semester credit hours from the following:12
Principles of Learning for Exceptional Children
Behavior Interventions for Students with Disabilities
Instructional Interventions: Learning Strategies
Instructional Interventions: Applied Behavior Analysis
Instructional Interventions for Students with Disabilities
Support (9 SCH)
Select nine semester credit hours from the following:9
Collaborating for Effective Intervention
Using Assessments for Effective Interventions
Legal and Administrative Issues of Special Education Programs
Research (6 SCH)
ELDR 5203Research in Education3
EDSP 5973Professional Paper3
Total Semester Credit Hours36