M.Ed. - Special Education
The Department of Educational Psychology and Special Services offers a Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Special Education with concentrations in High and Low Incidence Disabilities. This program is intended for students who have concentrated their previous academic work in the field of Education and are interested in gaining knowledge and skills in preparation to meet the educational needs of learners with high or low incidence disabilities.
The applicant should confer with his/her faculty advisor to determine which specialization he/she will pursue.
Students will be required to conduct research and develop a project relevant to their local community or schools with regard to the education of students with special needs. The research project should reflect adherence to professional ethical research standards.
Additional Admission Requirements
- Valid Texas Teaching Certificate or equivalent
- Three (3) years of teaching experience by time of program completion.
All options require a valid Texas Teaching Certificate in Generic Special Education.
M.Ed. - Special Education with Concentration
Required Credits: 36
|Special Education Core Requirements|
|EDPC 5310||Applied Research Design for Ed||3|
|SPED 5320||Spec Ed-Historical Legal Basis||3|
|SPED 5321||Topics CLD Ed for Lrnr w/Sp Nd||3|
|SPED 5330||Early Inter Young Child/Family||3|
|SPED 5347||Wrkng/Parents Lrnrs Sp. Needs||3|
|SPED 5361||Applied Behavior Analysis||3|
|SPED 5378||Rsrch & Applications in SPED||3|
|Select one of the following concentrations||15|
High Incidence Disabilities
|Special Education- High Incidence Disabilities|
|EDPC 5334||Classroom Based Appraisal||3|
|SPED 5337||Assessment: Disability||3|
|SPED 5340||Learning Theories Across Life||3|
|SPED 5345||Interv Stud w/High Incid Disab||3|
|SPED 5369||Tch Rdng Wrt Mth/Lrns Hgh Inc||3|
Low Incidence Disabilities
|Special Education- Low Incidence Disabilities|
|SPED 5331||Altern Classroom Based Assess||3|
|SPED 5336||Motor Dev/Adapted PE||3|
|SPED 5363||Curr Trnd & Iss Addr Chall Beh||3|
|SPED 5371||Teach Student/Low Incident Dis||3|
|SPED 5374||Lang Disorders & Augment Comm||3|