Teaching, Learning and Leadership: Special Education, MS
Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2023-2024. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.
Total Hours: 36
|Educational Advocacy and Leadership
|Research and Inquiry
|Select 3 hours from the following:
|Research Design and Methodology
|Statistical Methods in Education
|Single Case Designs in Behavior Analytic Settings
|Transition Into Adulthood for Individuals with Disabilities
|Planning, Compliance and Current Practices
|Area of Emphasis
|Select one emphasis (15 hours)
|Behavior and Academic Interventionist
|Psychology of Learning and Behavior
|Applied Behavior Analysis
|Applied Behavior Analysis II
|Advanced Interventions for Increased Academic Achievement
|Behavioral Assessment and Consultation
|Or related coursework as deemed appropriate by student's advisor.
|Select 15 hours from the following:
|Reading & Writing Difficulties
|Characteristics and Teaching Methods for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
|Characteristics of Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities
|Improving Literacy Skills of Individuals with Disabilities
|Models of Instruction in the Inclusive Classroom
|Assessing Students with Disabilities
|Classroom and Behavior Management
|Culturally Responsive Teaching in Special Education
|Electives or Thesis
|Select up to 6 hours with Advisor approval.
|Each student must complete either 6 hours of thesis (SPED 5000 or equivalent content course) or SPED 5150 (3 hours) and 3 hours of electives. Students must discuss their options with their advisor.
Graduate College Master's Program Requirements
Learn more about Graduate College 2023-2024 Master’s Degree Program Requirements. Check the General Graduate College academic regulations for minimal GPA, language proficiency and other general requirements.