Program Highlights & Benefits
Flexible, online format
Leads to Initial NYS Certification as a Teacher of Students with Disabilities for Grades 1-6
No GRE required
Teachers who wish to earn their initial certification to teach students with disabilities in a 1-6 grade level
What You Learn
Teacher candidates will be prepared to teach students with disabilities through the use of evidence based teaching approaches, cutting edge technology, in an intimate and personalized higher education setting.
How You Learn
Courses are all online asynchronous.
Upon completion of the program students will receive a Master of Science in addition to Initial Certification in SWD Grades 1-6.
|EDU 5020||Theoretical Foundations and Teaching Practices of Regular and Special Education for Birth-Grade 2, Childhood 1-6, Adolescence 7-12||3|
|EDU 5130||Meeting the Needs of Culturally Diverse Students in Inclusive Classrooms in Birth-Grade 2, Childhood 1-6 and Adolescence 7-12||3|
|EDU 5220||Current Issues in Early Childhood Education, Birth-Grade 2: Assessment of Progress, Relationships, Families, Legal & Community Issues||3|
|EDU 5230||Instructional Applications of the Internet- Integrating Digital Age Tools into Instruction, Classroom Management, Communication, Collaboration||3|
|EDU 5240||Diverse Abilities and Needs of Students in Inclusive Classrooms Birth Grade-2, Childhood 1-6 and Adolescence 7-12||3|
|EDU 5275||Characteristics of Students with Disabilities, Including Developmental Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder||3|
|EDU 5276||Assessment, Diagnosis and Evaluation of Students with Disabilities||3|
|EDU 5277||Strategies, Methods and Environments for Teaching Childhood Students with Disabilities||3|
|EDU 5279||Curriculum Content, Practices and Environmental Issues for Teaching Childhood Students with Disabilities||3|
|EDUC 5641||Thesis and Capstone Proposal Development for Special Education and Inclusive Classrooms in Childhood Education||3|
|EDU 5651||Thesis and Capstone Project for Special Education and Inclusive Classrooms in Childhood Education||3|
|EDUC 5630||Special Education Practicum||0|
|EDUC 5540||Special Education Practicum Seminar||3|
|Total Credit Hours:||36|