Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university. Overall minimum GPA of 2.5 on 4.0 scale for all undergraduate work or minimum 2.75 on 4.0 scale in last 60 hours of study which may include no more than 12 hours graduate study. Provide scores from either the GRE general section or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) taken within the last five years. Submit three letters of recommendation from persons qualified to evaluate student’s ability to pursue graduate study in education. Must have at least a Standard Professional I license in Education. Initial licensure (A-level) requirements in SPED: General Curriculum must be completed prior to completing MEd program.
Professional Core: 12 Credits
(EDUC 690 is a prerequisite for SPED 698 and must be one of first 6 semester hours earned as an M.Ed. degree-seeking graduate student in the School of Education)
Students without licensure in Special Education should take SPED 515 and SPED 518 as their guided electives. Students may apply for initial license in SPED: General Curriculum after completing above courses and after successfully completing the required PRAXIS II Exams (5511 OR 0511 and 5543 OR 0543).
Concentration: 6 Credits
Choose one of the following concentration options in consultation with an advisor.