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Courses for Master of Education Special Education with Certification

This program is for candidates who already hold a standard teaching certificate in a field other than special education and wish to obtain New Jersey certification as a Teacher of Students with Disabilities. See Application Requirements / Prerequisites.

Program Code: SPEC_MED02

Typical Course Sequence

SPED 501/Students with Disabilities in Our Schools, 3 s.h.
SPED 522/Remedial Instruction, 3 s.h.
EDUC 513/Collaboration, Consultation, and Partnerships, 3 s.h.
EDUC 614/Creating and Sustaining Classroom Communities, 3 s.h.
SPED 624/Advanced Study of Learning Disabilities, 3 s.h.
SPED 626/Curriculum Design for Individuals with Severe Disabilities, 3 s.h.
SPED 521/Assistive Technology, 3 s.h.
SPED 664/Research in Special Education, 3 s.h.
SPED 617/Graduate Practicum in Special Education, 3 s.h. Learn more ›
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.