Southwestern College - Kansas
Southwestern College Professional Studies
Master of Education in Special Education
M.Ed. - Special Education, M.Ed. - Curriculum and Instruction, Master of Arts in Teaching
The Master of Education with a major in Special Education is designed for those who wish to earn a license in teaching special education. A core of 30 hours in a 36 hour program is required for the degree. Learners may apply for full licensure in adaptive special education K-6, 6-12 with the completion of 30 hours and passing scores on the ETS Praxis assessment required by the state. A minimum of 7.5 hours is required for a provisional license. With an approved plan of study and enrollment in classes, a student is eligible to be employed as a special education teacher a waiver from KSDE. The program is offered completely online or onground in Wichita, Kan. Enrollment occurs every 6 or 12 weeks, as courses are 6 and 12 weeks long.