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Master of Arts in Education-Special Education

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Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Education-Special Education

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Master of Arts in Education-Special Education offered by the University of Texas of the Permian Basin (UTPB) prepares proficient and skilled professionals for high-demand careers in special education school settings and other related disability fields. This 36-hour program is designed for certified K-12 educators wanting to prepare for a career in special education.

The UT Permian Basin School of Education certification programs are fully accredited by the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC).

The UT Permian Basin School of Education proudly achieved full accreditation by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) in October, 2007.

COURSES

All courses are offered by UT Permian Basin.

  • Core
    • EDUC 6302 Cultural Diversity in Education and the Social Sciences
    • EDUC 6304 Educational Psychology
    • EDUC 6305 Research Design in Education and the Social Sciences
  • Special Education Core
    • EDEC 6315 Young Exceptional Learners
    • EDSP 6340 Current Trends in Programs and Services
    • EDSP 6341 Behavior Management and Social Skills
    • EDSP 6343 Programs and Practices for Exceptional Learners
    • EDSP 6344 Methods for Teaching Exceptional Learners
    • EDSP 6345 Transition Programming for Exceptional Learners
    • EDSP 6346 Foundation and Legal Aspects of Special Education
    • EDSP 6347 Characteristics of ASD and Developmental Disorders
  • Culminating Experience
    • EDSP 6397 Research in Special Education
      or
    • EDSP 6398 Master’s Study

 

36 Total Credits

PARTICIPATING INSTITUTION AND ADVISOR

UT Permian Basin

Jan Murdock
Program Coordinator, Visiting Senior Lecturer
(432) 552-2168
murdock_j@utpb.edu

Degree Awarded: Master of Arts in Education-Special Education

Accreditation:

SACS - The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 36

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $242 in-state; $318 out-of-state

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Large City

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