Programs & Advising Pathways
Masters in Special Education
Degree At A Glance:
|Number of Credits||36|
|Cost Per Credit||$ 300|
|Total Tuition||$ 10,800|
The M.Ed. degree programs in Special Education lead to T-5 certification in Special Education General Curriculum or Special Education Adapted Curriculum. Any person who has T-4 certification in a teaching field or who has completed a four-year degree program outside the field of teaching and meets the other admission criteria may pursue the master’s level programs.
|Program Advisor||Dr. Patricia Jenkins||229-500-4407|
|Online Specialist||Dr. Denata Williams||Schedule Now with Dr. Denata Williams||229-500-2913|
Albany State University recommends the following course track for transfer students.
If you would like to use a different track, please contact your Online Support Specialist.
|SPED 5510||Characteristics of and Instructional Strategies for Teaching Mildly Disabled||3 hours
|SPED 5545||Educational Assessment of Exceptional Children||3 hours
|SPED 5563||Issues & Interrelated Special Education||3 hours
|SPED 5570||Practicum in Special Education||3 hours
|SPED 5590||Teaching of Rdg & Math to Exceptional Learners||3 hours
|EDUC 5500||Educational Statistics (Prerequisite for EDUC 5502)||3 hours
|EDUC 5502||Action/Classroom Research||3 hours
To be selected with advisor
Students are required to take three health/physical education courses to meet the graduation requirement for AA/AS programs. One of the three courses must meet the fitness competency requirement (for online that is PHED 1161 or PHED 1162). Any PHED or HLTH course with a 1000 number satisfies the additional PE requirements. Veterans of more than one year of active military service may apply for an exception to the Physical Education requirement.
|EDRG 5594||Introduction to Theory & Pedagogy in Reading||3 hours
|EDRG 5595||Diagnosis & Prescriptive Procedures in Rdg||3 hours
|EDRG 5596||Content Area Literacy||3 hours
The following program details are intended to help you make an informed decision about the college that’s right for you.
For more information on jobs related to this program, please click on the below links to the O*NET website sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.
|25.2052.00||Special Education Teachers, kindergarten and Elementary School|
|25-2053.00||Special Education Teachers, Middle School|
|25-2054.00||Special Education Teachers, Secondary School|
This program is designed to prepare graduates to pursue a job in this field or related fields. Although career and professional development services are available to students and graduates, finding a job is the individual responsibility of the student. We do not guarantee that any student will be placed in any particular job, or at all.
Total Credits (36 Hours)