Special Education, Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Master of Education Non-Certification Option

The Master of Education non-certification option in Special Education requires 30 credits.

Students complete the following courses:

Course Title Credits
Core Requirements
EDSP600Issues and Trends in Educating Individuals with Disabilities3
Select two of the following:6
Quantitative Research Methods I
Single Subject Research Designs
Qualitative Methodologies in Special Education
EDSP673Evaluating Evidence-Based Practices in Special Education3
or EDSP625 Seminar on Severely Handicapping Conditions
Remainder of coursework approved by advisor18
Total Credits30

Master of Education Certification Options

Students can receive certification in the following areas:

• Elementary and Middle School Special Education 

• Elementary and Middle School/Severe Disabilities

• Severe Disabilities 

• Severe Disabilities with Focus Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)