Graduate Studies

Master of Science in Special Education Advanced Studies

 

Program Structure

This program structure is an example of the courses you would likely take in this program. For a copy of the official plan of study click HERE.

Courses Credits
Professional Core 6
EDF 501 Research Design and Interpretation
OR SPED 502 Research in Special Programs
3
EDF 530 Advanced Human Development and Learning 3
 
Professional Specialization 18
SPED 510 Professional and Legal Issues in Special Education 3
SPED 530 Curricular Adaptations for Special Programs 3
SPED 551 Assessment and Program Planning for Special Populations 3
SPED 574 Data-Based Instruction 3
SPED 600 Facilitating Positive Behaviors in the Classroom Environment 3
SPED 650 Current Practices for Students with Disabilities 3
 
Professional Practice 9
SPED 590 Internship in ABA 3
And choose two of the following courses:
SPED 503 Assistive Technology 3
SPED 504 Multi-tiered Systems of Support 3
SPED 520 Applied Behavior Analysis 3
SPED 580 Autism Spectrum Disorders:  Characterizations and Interventions 3
OR
Thesis 9
SPED 599 Thesis 6
And choose one of the following courses:
SPED 503 Assistive Technology 3
SPED 504 Multi-tiered Systems of Support 3
SPED 520 Applied Behavior Analysis 3
SPED 580 Autism Spectrum Disorders:  Characterizations and Interventions 3
 
Total minimum credits 33