Collaborative Teacher Special Education M.Ed.

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Our Collaborative Teacher Special Education (K-12) master’s degree prepares students to be advanced teachers who serve students with disabilities at the elementary (K-6) and secondary (6-12) grade levels. Graduates are prepared to work with children and youth who have disabilities and implement evidence-based practices to meet their individual needs. Our program is available online and on campus.

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Alternative Degree Overview

Teaching Field Coursework — 21 hours

  • At least 1/3 of program shall be in teaching field courses

Professional Studies Coursework — 18 to 33 hours

  • Clinical Residency Requirement: Passing score on Praxis II—Special Education: Core Knowledge and Application (0354/5354); Teaching Reading: Elementary (5205); and Elementary Education: Three Subject Bundle-Mathematics, Social Studies & Science (5901). Note: The Three Subject Bundle tests may be taken separately-Mathematics (5903), Science (5905), and Social Studies (5904).
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Traditional Degree Overview

Coursework — 33 hours

  • At least 1/3 of program shall be in teaching field courses
  • A practicum course is required
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Admissions

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Application Deadlines

  • July 1 for Fall
  • November 1 for Spring
  • March 15 for Summer
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Faculty

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Cost & Financial Support

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Assistantships and Scholarships

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Opportunities for Students

  • Best Buddies — a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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