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The curriculum, developed around national special education standards, is designed to help you effectively teach children who have a variety of learning disabilities and come from diverse populations. You will study the latest strategies, practices, and techniques for teaching children with learning disabilities and participate in field experiences that will allow you to apply your skills in real-life situations.
24 quarter credits
|ED5006||Survey of Research Methodology (4 quarter credits)|
|ED5007||Foundations of Educational Leadership (4 quarter credits)|
|ED5500||Standards-Based Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment (4 quarter credits)|
|ED5501||Assessment and Improvement of Instruction (4 quarter credits)|
|ED5503||Classroom Management Strategies (4 quarter credits)|
|ED5504||Strategies for Eliminating the Achievement Gap (4 quarter credits)|
22 quarter credits
|ED5700||Foundations of Special Education (4 quarter credits)|
|ED5701||Assessment and Planning for Special Education Students (4 quarter credits)|
|ED5702||Instruction for Special Education Students (4 quarter credits)|
|ED5712||Communication, Consultation, and Collaboration for Special Education (4 quarter credits)|
|ED5714||Programming and Leadership for Diverse Groups Capstone (6 quarter credits)|
Learning Disabled (LD) Endorsement Courses
12 quarter credits
|ED5705||Instruction for Learning Disabled Students (4 quarter credits)|
|ED5715||Foundations of Learning Disabilities (4 quarter credits)|
|ED5716||Assessment Practices and Programming for Students with Learning Disabilities (4 quarter credits)|
Common jobs with an online Master's in Special Education Teaching include special education teacher, special education consultant, adjunct or part-time faculty, and teacher mentor or supervisor. Potential workplaces include: P–12 public school, alternative school, land-based or online college or university, hospital or clinic, nonprofit organization, and residential facility or private tutoring company.
With your Master's in Special Education Teaching, you'll understand the role and structure of special education within the educational system and learn to ethically and professionally apply policy and procedures. Additionally, you'll have the ability to plan, implement, and evaluate curriculum and instructional strategies to enhance and promote learning and collaborate effectively with all stakeholders to support individuals with exceptional needs.