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CatalogSchool of EducationMSSSME in Special Education K-12 Thesis Option Current License in Special Education

Master of Education in Special Education K-12. Thesis Option. Current License in Special Education

Major RequirementsCredits
Master of Education in Special Education K-12. Thesis Option. Current License in Special Education 
Total Credit Hours39
Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.  Overall minimum GPA of 2.5 on 4.0 scale for all undergraduate work or minimum 2.75 on 4.0 scale in last 60 hours of study which may include no more than 12 hours graduate study.  Provide scores from either the GRE general section or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) taken within the last five years.  Submit three letters of recommendation from persons qualified to evaluate student's ability to pursue graduate study in education.  Additional PRAXIS Exams may be required, depending upon existing license and concentration area.  Must have at least a Standard Professional I license in Special Education.    
Professional Core12
EDUC  610  And  EDUC  641  And  EDUC  650  And  EDUC  690  EDUC 690 is a prerequisite for SPED 698 and must be one of first 6 semester hours earned as an M.Ed. degree-seeking graduate student in the School of Education.    
Specialization Core12
SPED  580  And  SPED  615  And  SPED  641  And  SPED  646    
Choose one of the following options in consultation with an advisor.
Choose Learning Disabilities Option. SPED  523  And  SPED  635  Or Choose Mental Disabilities Option.  SPED  536  And  SPED  634  Or Choose Behavioral-Emotional Disabilities Option.  SPED  538  And  SPED  639  
Guided Elective3
Product of Learning6
SPED  698  Should be taken during last two regular semesters of coursework.    
PRAXIS Requirement
PRAXIS II Tests 5511 OR 0511 and one of the following tests as applicable to concentration (SLD 0381; MD 0321; BED 0371). (Selected previous licenses in SPED may eliminate need for 5511 or 0511; check with advisor.)   


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