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Courses for Master of Education in Special Education

This program is designed for graduate students who have several years’ teaching experience with students with disabilities and are interested in advanced study in special education. Graduates are prepared to be exemplary professionals who will provide leadership in their schools as they work to implement best practices.

Program code: SPEC_MED01

Typical Course Sequence

EDUC 513/Collaboration, Consultation, and Partnerships, 3 s.h.
SPED 521/Assistive Technology, 3 s.h.
SPED 522/Remedial Instruction, 3 s.h.
SPED 617/Graduate Practicum Learn more>
SPED 626/Curriculum Design for Individuals with Severe Disabilities, 3 s.h.
SPED 631/Transition and Community Based Instruction, 3 s.h.
SPED 624/Advanced Study of Learning Disabilities, 3 s.h.
EDFN 520/Social Problems and Education, 3 s.h.
EDFN 508/Introduction to Research, 3 s.h.
SPED 664/Research Trends in Special Education, 3 s.h.
SPED 700/ Comprehensive Exam, 0 s.h. Learn more ›
Electives (2): Choose a Specialty Sequence, 6 s.h. Learn more ›

Total: 33 semester hours


The College is open with very limited on-campus staffing. All advising sessions will be conducted virtually through phone, Skype, or Google Hangout as determined with your education advisor.