Graduate Studies

Master of Science in Special Education Generalist Option


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
EDF 530 Advanced Human Development and Learning 3
Professional Preparation 27
RD 517 Aspects of Reading Difficulties 3
EDSP 405 Assessment of Students with Disabilities 3
SPED 504 Multi-tiered Systems of Support  3
SPED 510 Legal and Current Issues in Special Education 3
SPED 530 Curricular Adaptations for Special Populations 3
SPED 550 Best Practices in Teaching Students with Emotional Disturbances 3
SPED 560 Best Practices in Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities 3
SPED 570 Best Practices in Teaching Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 3
SPED 600 Facilitating Positive Behaviors in the Classroom Environment 3
Professional Practice 6
SPED 584 Student Teaching 6
Total minimum required credits for Generalist Option 39