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Special Education - Career Change, Master of Science in Education

Education Specialties



Department Contact

Dr. Yvonne Pratt-Johnson
Professor and Chair, Department of Education Specialties
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Graduate Admissions
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Childhood Core (18 Credits)

  • EDU 3200 Language Acquisition and Literacy Development
  • EDU 7266 Technology for Teaching Literacy: Applications for Regular and Special Education Settings
  • EDUEDU 7137 Current Trends and Research in the Teaching of Mathematics in Inclusive Settings
  • EDU 7222 Historical Perspectives & Current Trends in Current Development   
  • EDU 7195 Teaching and Learning : Childhood
  • EDU 7115 Childhood Associate Teaching ( Must Have 21 Credits Completed in either Childhood or Special Education and have passed all NYS General Ed exams)

Special Education Core (21 Credits)

  • EDU 9700 Research in Collaborative Partnership and Strategic Instruction for General, Special, and Inclusive Education: Childhood
  • EDU 9707 Adapting and Modifying Curricula
  • EDU 9711 Education of Individuals with Exceptionalities
  • EDU 9712 Educational Assessment of Individuals with Exceptionalities (Prerequisite EDU 9711)
  • EDU 9716 Curriculum and Instructional Design for Teaching Literacy of Individuals with Exceptionalities: Childhood
  • EDU 9718 Curriculum and Instructional Design for Individuals with Exceptionalities: Math Science and Social Studies
  • EDU 9719 Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis and Positive Behavior Supports
  • EDU 9702 Practicum in Special Education-Childhood (Prerequisite EDU 7115; All special education coursework completed; Final Semester