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Master of Education in Mild and Moderate Disabilities

The Master of Education in Mild and Moderate Disabilities K-12 prepares special education teachers for work in public and private schools and in state, federal, or community settings. Specific areas of education and training include behavior disorders, intellectual disabilities, specific learning disabilities, and varying exceptionalities (exceptional student education). The program is designed to ensure that all graduates are prepared to be reflective practitioners; able to evaluate and continuously learn from their own teaching; collaborative professionals who affirm diversity; knowledgeable of theory and research; and skilled in the best practices of special education. Graduates of this program will possess advanced clinical and pedagogical skills in working with children with disabilities and their families. The program is structured so that students can maintain full-time employment while pursuing their degrees through traditional, hybrid, and on-line formats.

 

REQUIRED COURSES

CREDIT HOURS

EDU 620

Teacher As Researcher

3

EDU 630

Historical/Philosophical Foundations of Education

3

EDU 640

Curricula Planning

3

EDU 660

Organizational Procedures for Special Education

3

EDU 668

Intellectual Disabilities

3

EDU 669

Teaching Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

3

EDU 663

Learning Disabilities

3

EDU 664

Teaching Individuals with Learning Disabilities

3

EDU 665

Behavior Management

3

EDU 572

Survey of Exceptional Child

3

TOTAL REQUIRED

30