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Caldwell, NJ 07006
M.A. in Special Education
The 36-credit M.A. in Special Education is designed to give teachers the necessary skills and information to teach in a self-contained special education classroom, work in a related field in special education, teach in a partnership in an inclusive education setting, or practice as a Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant (LDT-C). The goal of this program is to give teachers the skills to effectively teach students with disabilities. Caldwell offers three different strands within the M.A. in Special Education.
• Strand 1 serves those who have a CEAS or a STANDARD teaching certificate and want to earn the Teacher of Students with Disabilities (TOSD) Endorsement.
• Strand 2 serves teachers who have three or more years of documented teaching experience, a STANDARD teaching certificate, and wish to earn the TOSD and LDT-C.
• Strand 3 serves teachers who have the TOSD Endorsement and want to earn the M.A. in Special Education. A core of 21 credits, required as part of Strand 1 and Strand 2, fulfills the New Jersey Department of Education requirements for the TOSD Endorsement.
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
# of Credits Required: 36
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 930.00 USD
Classification: Baccalaureate College—General
Locale: Large Suburb
Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999