Curriculum

Total program: 36 semester hours

Core Courses: 9 semester hours

Code Course Title Units
SPED 501 Assessment: Advanced Professional Awareness 3
ASCD 504 Methods of Research 3
SPED 504 Current Issues and Policies in SPED 3

Area of Concentration: 12 semester hours

Code Course Title Units
SPED 502 Neurobiology and Learning 3
SPED 505 Advanced Positive Behavior Support: Theory and Practice 3
SPED 507 Advanced Curriculum and Assessment 3
SPED 508 Life Cycle and Transition 3

Specializations: 12 semester hours

Specializations are available in Neurodiversity, Autism, Early Childhood Special Education Authorization, Teaching in Higher Education, At Risk and Incarcerated Youth, Co-Teaching and Cooperative Learning, Special Education Leadership and Advanced Professional Roles in Special Education, and other areas of interest.

Culminating Activity: 3 semester hours

Code Course Title Units
SPED 596 S Graduate Seminar 3