Master of Education (MEd) in

Culturally Responsive Special Education

Online 30 major credits * 16 Months

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Program Highlights & Benefits

100% online programs

16 month completion time, including breaks

No GRE or admission tests

Professors and Advisors readily available

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

Online: This program is an online cohort. Course rotation will allow the student to complete the program in a 16-month time frame. You will complete an action research report in lieu of a thesis.

Career Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, graduates will be proficient in providing culturally responsive practices within the context of special education. Additionally, graduates will be prepared to take the Texas Special Education certification exam. Career paths include: General/Special Education Teacher, Instructional Coordinator, Intervention Specialist, Learning Behavior Specials, School Principal at an Alternative School, Special Education Advocate, and Special Education Coordinator.

Degree Requirements

MEd in Special Education

SPED 5310Critical Issues in Special Education3
SPED 5314Special Education Law & the IEP Process3
SPED 5313Cultrly. Respsns. for Managing Challenging Behaviors3
SPED 5312Culture & Comm. in the Inclusive Classroom3
SPED 5303Curriculum Design & Practice3
SPED 5316The Teaching-Learning Process in Special Education3
MED 5305Educational Research MED3
MED 5308Ethics & Leadership in Education3
SPED 5311Cultrly. Respsns. Practs. in Assmt. for Learners w/ Disabilities3
SPED 5318Collaboration in Special Education3
 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.