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Graduate Studies Catalog 2013-2014 
Graduate Studies Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Special Education, M.S.

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The Special Education program requires prior Pennsylvania teaching certification in another area.

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.

All students who are pursuing a master’s degree must complete the research and foundation course requirements and pass a capstone experience/ comprehensive examination.


Note: 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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