This program is designed for students who have an undergraduate degree in special education, have a special education endorsement on their teaching license, or who wish to pursue advanced studies in special education but do not wish to teach P-12 special education. Students studying for this degree must have taken the following prerequisite courses within six years of beginning the master’s program: EDSP 204 or SPED 540, EDSP 301, EDSP 302, EDSP 303, EDSP 461, EDSP 405, and RD 417 or equivalents.
This degree prepares students to teach in a categorical or cross-categorical area of special education, advance toward administrative positions, pursue positions in related fields, do research in special education, or pursue a doctoral degree.
Application Requirements: Masters of Science in Special Education -Advanced Studies
|Transcripts (all graduate and undergraduate)||Yes|
|Standardized Exam (e.g. GRE)||Waived if GPA 3.0+|
|Admission Essay/Letter of Interest||Yes|
|Letters of Reference||Yes, 2|
See also: Graduate Faculty