M.Ed. in Special Education

College of Education and Social Work
Professional Education Courses
EDF 500Methods & Materials Of Research In Educa3
or EDF 501 Research Methods For Teachers
Select one of the following with adviser:3
Educational Foundations
Advanced Educational Psychology
Integrating Ed Tech For Effective Instruction
Special Education Core
EDA 503Family Systems in Special Education3
EDA 506Legal Issues in Special Education3
EDA 544Classroom Management3
EDA 580Contemporary Issues and Trends3
EDA 591Final Project3
Areas of Concentration/Tracks
Student will select an area of concentration:6
Universal design for learning and assistive technology (online program)
Autism 1
Diversity in the classroom/multicultural and urban education
Literacy
Mathematics
Sciences
Special education (high or low incidence)
TESL 1
Total Credits Required33
1

This area of concentration has an optional certificate program. Certificate programs may require special admission and additional course work for certificate completion. Contact the host department for details.

Note: Applicants to the M.Ed. in special education who show evidence of Pennsylvania state teaching licensure issued prior to 2013 or teaching licensure from another state may be required to complete EDA 542 and/or EDA 505 to fulfill PDE Chapter 49.3 guidelines.

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via my WCU and consult their Graduate Coordinator.  For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.