May 22, 2018
Total Hours Required for Degree: 36
The Curriculum and Instruction, Special Education Concentration program is a hybrid program with 50-99% of coursework offered online.
- Admission to the William J. Dore’, Sr. School of Graduate Studies
- Evidence of a valid teaching certificate
- Minimum Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score of:
- 800 (Verbal + Qualitative) if the GRE was taken prior to September 1, 2011, using the 200-800 score scale.
- 290 (Verbal + Qualitative) if the GRE was taken after September 1, 2011, using the 130-170 score scale.
- EDLD 600 - Research I: Foundations of Educational Research (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)
- EDTC 611 - Learning and Cognition (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)
- EDUC 606 - Foundations of Advanced Teaching (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)
- EDUC 655 - Supervision of Student Teachers (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)
- EDUC 670 - Research II: Applied Educational Research (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)
- EDUC 699 - Research III: Seminar in Educational Research (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)
- SPED 604 - Methods of Teaching Students with Learning and Behavioral Problems (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)
- SPED 615 - Methods of Behavior and Classroom Management (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)
- SPED 617 - Precision Assessment and Diagnostic/Prescriptive Strategies (Lec. 3, Cr. 3)
- SPED 623 - Advanced Consultation and Collaboration Strategies for Program Planning (Lab. 3, Cr. 3)
- SPED 625 - Transition and Vocational Planning for Individuals with Disabilities (Lab. 3, Cr. 3)
- SPED 681 - Implementing Technology for Students with Special Needs (Lec. 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3)
- At least one-half of the total number of credit hours required for a graduate degree, excluding credit for thesis, must be at the 600-level.
- Credits applied must be earned within 6 calendar years from the time the student first enrolled in the program.
- No grade below C and not more than 6 credit hours of C work can be applied toward the degree.
- Only transfer credits with a grade of B or better may be applied toward the degree.
- All degree and graduation requirements may be found on the Graduate School Regulations page.