Master of Arts in Special Education

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General Requirements

The M.A. requires 39 semester credit hours.  All students must take a final examination. This examination may be oral, written or both at the option of the examining committee. See the Teacher Education/Special Education website for more information.

Master of Arts in Special Education with Diagnostic Certification Program of Study (39 semester credit hours)

Exceptionalities
EDSP 5103Developmental Disabilities3
EDSP 5303Students With Emotional/Behavioral Disorders3
EDSP 5413Individuals with Learning Disabilities3
Interventions
Choose one of the following classes3
Collaborating for Effective Intervention
Instructional Interventions for Students with Disabilities
Support
EDSP 5033Using Assessments for Effective Interventions3
EDSP 5043Legal and Administrative Issues of Special Education Programs3
Assessment
EDSP 5833Clinical Instruction in Psychoeducational Assessment3
EDSP 5843Clinical Instruction in Intellectual Assessment3
EDSP 5853Advanced Assessment and Evaluation of Individuals with Disabilities3
Research
ELDR 5203Research in Education3
Master's level statistics class 3
EDSP 5983Thesis3
EDSP 5993Thesis3
Total Semester Credit Hours39


Master of Arts in Special Education: Intervention Specialist Program of Study (39 semester credit hours)

Exceptionalities
EDSP 5103Developmental Disabilities3
EDSP 5303Students With Emotional/Behavioral Disorders3
EDSP 5413Individuals with Learning Disabilities3
Interventions
Chose three of the following classes9
Principles of Learning for Exceptional Children
Behavior Interventions for Students with Disabilities
Instructional Interventions: Applied Behavior Analysis
Instructional Interventions: Learning Strategies
Instructional Interventions for Students with Disabilities
Support
EDSP 5013Collaborating for Effective Intervention3
EDSP 5033Using Assessments for Effective Interventions3
EDSP 5043Legal and Administrative Issues of Special Education Programs3
Research
ELDR 5203Research in Education3
Master's level statistics class 3
EDSP 5983Thesis3
EDSP 5993Thesis3
Total Semester Credit Hours39