M.S.Ed. in Special Education - Advanced Level Track (YI.ALT.MSED)

Requirements: (30 credits)
EDS-502Autism: Characteristics, Etiology, and Current Issues3
EDS-522Accommodating Learners with Special Needs in Inclusive Settings3
EDS-530Research Issues and Trends in Special Education3
EDS-535Technology and Students with Disabilities3
EDS-537Collaborating with Families, Students, and Professionals in Community and Educational Settings3
EDS-538Special Education Law3
EDS-550Learning Theories and Applications in Educational Settings3
EDS-568Advanced Instructional Methods in Special Education3
EDS-580Experimental Design3
EDL-515Advanced Literacy Instruction3
Total Credits30

Admission Requirements:

  1. Applicant must be a certified special education teacher.
  2. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a satisfactory overall GPA per state requirements (see New Jersey Department of Education for details) and a 3.0 in the undergraduate major.
  3. Two letters of recommendation related to the applicant’s competence for this graduate program and professional work.
  4. Essay (500 words or more).  The essay must explain why the applicant wishes to pursue the graduate program of their choice.