There are two programs available to the student. The first is the Master of Science in Special Education Generalist option, designed for individuals with teaching degrees who have had no undergraduate training in special education. Individuals receiving this degree are prepared to teach special education, advance toward administrative positions, do research in the field, or prepare for a doctoral degree.
The second is the Master of Science in Special Education Advanced Studies option, designed for individuals who have an undergraduate degree in special education, have a special education endorsement on their teaching license, or who wish to pursue advanced studies in special education but do not wish to teach P-12 special education. The degree prepares candidates to teach in a categorical or cross-related fields, do research in special education, or pursue a doctoral degree.
NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
NWCCU (Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
Facts & Figures
# of Credits Required: 33-39
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Midsize City
Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999