Special Education (M.Ed.)
Master of Education. Major in Special Education.
Special Education is a unique program culminating in an undergraduate B.S.Ed. degree and recommendation for certification in either elementary or secondary education plus an Master of Education (M.Ed.) Degree and recommendation for the Standard Exceptional Child Certificate with a Generalist K-12 Endorsement. It is designed for students who want to become teachers in Special Education and general education.
Students must complete all requirements for a B.S.Ed in elementary or secondary education, and successfully complete with a "C" or better these prerequisites:
|EDSP 300||Educating for Exceptionalities||3|
|EDSP 325||Classroom Applications of Learning Theories||2|
|EDSP 350||Language and Communication Development and Disorders||3|
|MTHE 235||Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I||3|
Students must be admitted to the Special Education Masters Program through the College of Graduate Studies.
Students must also pass all three tests on the Idaho Comprehensive Literacy Assessment (ICLA) and the Praxis II Assessment in Special Education (10542 and 20353) and Elementary Education (10014) prior to beginning their special education internship.
Students will qualify for a Master of Education with a major in Special Education and an institutional recommendation for special education certification which will qualify the graduate for the Exceptional Child Certificate and Generalist K-12 Endorsement when they successfully complete the following coursework:
|EDCI 570||Introduction to Research in Curriculum and Instruction||3|
|EDSP 425||Evaluation of Children and Youth||3|
|EDSP 426||Developing Instructional Programs||3|
|EDSP 522||Advanced Evaluation Techniques||2|
|EDSP 540||Behavioral Analysis for Children and Youth||3|
|EDSP 548||Special Education Curriculum||3|
|EDSP 549||Language, Communication, and Social/Emotional Enhancement||3|
|EDSP 599||Non-thesis Master's Research||1-16|
|Additional Reading Requirement|
|Literacy Methods for Content Learning (For students with B.S.Ed. Elementary Education)|
|Teaching Reading and Literacy (For students with B.S.Ed. Secondary Education)|