Core Requirements (15 semester hours):
Teaching Field Requirements (21 semester hours):
Diversity Requirement (3 semester hours):
SPE 500 - Survey of Special Education (3) is required unless SPE 300 was satisfied at the undergraduate level. If SPE 300 has already been satisfied at the undergraduate or graduate level, candidates must choose ONE of the following courses to satisfy the diversity requirement:
39* Graduate Semester Hours Required for this Degree
Eligibility for this program requires fourth-year (bachelor's) teacher certification in Special Education Collaborative Teacher. Completion of this program leads to eligibility for fifth-year (master's) teacher certification in Collaborative Teacher (K-12) (6-12) or any area of special education except gifted-talented. Completion of this program leads to eligibility for fifth-year (master's) teacher certification in Special Education Collaborative Teacher (K-6) (6-12).
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Successful completion of the Praxis II exam is required prior to of the program.
Candidates who have bachelor's level certification in a field other than Special Education Collaborative Teacher or any area of special education except gifted-tealented, wishing to pursue advanced certification in Special Education Collaborative Teacher, must complete the Alternative Master's Program in Special Education Collaborative Teacher.