Sep 18, 2020  
2018-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2020 Graduate Catalog

Master of Education in Special Education with Certification Birth-Grade 8


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This program will be a 36 credit M.Ed. On-line Program that emphasizes teaching children with disabilities age birth to grade 8 in school environments. The program will be offered to students that already have an Instructional I or II Certification in Special Education, Early Childhood Education, or Elementary Education from Pennsylvania or other states. The program has been developed to specifically meet the PDE teacher competencies found within the Chapter 49 guidelines. This M.Ed. Program is a specialized degree that will allow professionals to obtain duel certification in special education and one of the other areas mentioned above. Students will be required to identify a certified Special Education Teacher to act as their mentor throughout the program. The program mentor will help to supervise and facilitate the various field experiences (20 hours) required in each of the courses in the program. All courses in the program meet or exceed standards and competencies established by the Pennsylvania Department of Education for special education certification. 

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