Pennsylvania State University

College of Education

Special Education

Address:

509R Business Administration Building

University Park, PA 16802

United States

Phone:

1-814-865-1547

Fax:

1-814-863-7043

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D., M.S.; M.Ed.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The purpose of the M.Ed. program in Special Education is to prepare teachers of exceptional children. M.Ed. students are trained in behavior management and instructional design, implementation, and evaluation appropriate for effective work with children and youth who qualify for services for mental or physical disabilities at all age levels and degrees of severity. The purpose of the M.S. and Ph.D. programs is to prepare researchers and college and university teachers in areas encompassing the education of the children and youth who qualify for services for mental or physical disabilities. The former program is professional in nature; the latter two, academic.

Accreditation:

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Facts & Figures

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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