Forty hours of graduate level courses (below) are required to earn a K-12 special education teaching certificate. To earn a masters following certification, a teacher candidate must successfully complete Methods of Educational Research 4sh. A GPA of 3.25 (4.0) is necessary for advancement.
Special Education Certification (K-12)
Teaching in a Diverse Society (4)
Beginning Field Experience (0)
Educational Psychology (4)
Assessment & Diagnosis in Special Education (3)
Legal & Historical Foundation in Special Education (3)
Survey of the Exceptional Individual (4)
Development & Characteristics of Individuals w/Special needs (3)
Intermediate Field Experience (0)
Specialized Curriculum& Methods in Special Education (3)
Methods of Instruction for General & Special Education (4)
Consultation, Collaboration & Transition in Special Education (3)
Advanced Field Experience (8)
Professional Growth Seminar (1)
Certification Total 40 sh.
Methods of Educational Research (4)
M.Ed. (Master’s Degree) Total 44 sh.
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