Office of Graduate Studies
M.A. in Special Education
Caldwell, NJ 07006
with TOSD Endorsement, 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.
Accreditation:Accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
International Student Requirements:A full list of admission and program requirements can be found on our Web site.
Facts & Figures
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