Master of Education (MEd)

Special Education

with Special Education Certification

On-Ground or Online 30 major credits * 2 years

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Program Highlights & Benefits

100% online or on-ground programs

2 year or less completion time, including holiday breaks

No GRE or admission tests

No weekend classes

What You Learn

The student will take a rigorous and robust sequence of courses, developed and taught by experienced instructors and designed to fully equip the student to facilitate as well as lead a class or an entire program in the instruction of the exceptional child. All aspects of exceptionality as well as the latest developments in Special Education Law and technology will be explored.

How You Learn

On-Ground: This is a cohort program. You will take one course at a time, attending class one night a week from 5:00 to 9:00pm. Every semester you will complete two 8-week courses. Following this schedule you will finish the program in six semesters. You will complete an action research report in lieu of a thesis.

Online: This is an online cohort. Face-to-face meetings are not required. Every semester, you will complete two 8-week courses. Following this schedule, you will finish the program in six semesters. You will complete an action research report in lieu of a thesis.

Career Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will earn a Master of Education degree in Special Education. The program will also fully prepare the student to take the exam for Special Education Certification in the state of Texas.

Degree Requirements

MEd in Special Education

MED 5305Research Design3
MED 5308Ethics & Leadership in Education3
MED 5309Learning Theory & Differentiation3
XXXAction Research3
SPED xxxxCritical Issues in Special Education3
SPED xxxxConsideration of Diverse Cultures in Special Education3
SPED xxxxTeaching & Assessment Strategies for the Exceptional Child3
SPED xxxxConsultation & Collaboration for the Exceptional Learner3
SPED xxxxSpecial Education Law3
SPED xxxxFacilitation of Special Education Programs (16 weeks)3
 Total Credit Hours:30
Please Note:

While the chart above lists each of the courses that make up the MEd degree for informational purposes, this is not an official class schedule, and is subject to change.