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  Nov 23, 2017
 
 
    
2014-2015 Graduate Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Special Education, M.S.


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The program offers two certification pathways. Students can enroll in a course of studies leading to Pre K- 8 certification or in a course of studies leading to 7- 12 certification, as noted below. Both pathways require 39 credit hours of coursework and include an internship.

Graduate students entering the PreK- 8 program must already hold or plan on obtaining the N-3, K-6, PreK-4, 4-8, K-12, or Reading Specialist PA certification prior to being eligible to apply for the Special Education Pre K-8 certificate upon graduation from the program. Graduate students entering the Special Education 7-12 program must already hold or plan on obtaining a 7-12, K-12, or Reading Specialist PA certification prior to being eligible to apply for the Special Education 7-12 certificate upon graduation from the program.

All students who are pursuing a Master’s degree must complete the research and foundation course requirements and pass a capstone experience/ comprehensive examination. Students must pass the requisite PECT test(s), which are mandated by the Pennsylvania Dept of Education in addition to the curricular requirements.

Research Course Requirement (3 credits)


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