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Master's Programs in Education




Special Education Teacher Certification Program


Graduate studies in Education at UCMaster of Science Degree


Grades 1 - 6


This is a program of study for candidates who have initial certification and wish to add certification in special  education and are seeking to meet the New York State requirements for permanent or professional certification. 
 

Academic Requirements (39 credit hours)



Required Courses (27 credit hours)

EDU 525 – Assessment of Children and Youth with Special Needs (3)
EDU 526 – Childhood Special Education Methods (3)
EDU 527 – Adolescence Special Education Methods (3)
EDU 528 – Methods and Curriculum: Pervasive Disabilities (3)
EDU 615 – Learning and Cognition (3) *
EDU 616 – Environmental Design for Effective Inclusion (3)
EDU 621 – Inclusive Classroom Strategies I (3)
EDU 622 – Inclusive Classroom Strategies II (3)
EDU 632 – Data-Based Decision Making (3) *

Content Area Electives (6 credit hours required)

Choose two courses in your certification content area or other area
as approved by your adviser.

Student Teaching Internship (6 credit hours)

EDU 571 – Student Teaching Seminar (1)
EDU 675 – Student Teaching I (4)
               or
EDU 677 – Mentored Internship I (4)

Professional Development in Education (3 credit Hours)

Choose one course


EDU 698 - Professional Development in Education: Current Issues (3)
               or
EDU 699 - Professional Development in Education: Inquiry Project (3)


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