Special Education – Learning Disabilities (MEd)

Degree Offered: Master of Education in Special Education

Concentration: Learning Disabilities

Campus Location

1600 Valley Road Building

Application Deadline:

Rolling Admissions

Program Description:

It is the intent of the program to provide current, advanced information on educational research, service delivery, trends, community services, societal attitudes, technical developments, and instructional strategies and practices for the education of persons with disabilities. The program's variety of offerings allow teachers, learning consultants, supervisors, and other personnel in and out of special education to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to serve the disabled in a variety of settings.

Students who complete the master’s degree in the learning disabilities specialization are eligible for endorsement as an LDT-C; this concentration does NOT lead to the Teacher of Students with Disabilities endorsement.

Admission Requirements:

In addition to the University’s admission requirements:

Program Requirements:

* Candidates must consult with their faculty advisor before selecting courses in the event that changes have been made in the program or its course offerings.

MEd in Special Education (Learning Disabilities concentration)39 credits
TSD Endorsement Stage I 39 credits
Learning Disabilities Concentration Program
Foundation Courses (Required)
SPED 5310 Orientation to Psychological Testing 3
SPED 5420 Foundations of Learning Disabilities 3
Specialization Courses (Required)
SPED 5430 Diagnosis of Learning Disabilities 3
SPED 6210 Physiological Basis of Learning Disabilities 3
SPED 6220 Learning Theory and Applications 3
SPED 6240 Universal Design for LDT-C 3
SPED 6250 Collaboration Theory and Practice 3
SPED 6440 Correction of Learning Disabilities 3
SPED 6570 Seminar in Clinical Applications to
Learning Disabilities 3
Directed Elective (permission of the faculty advisor required) 3
Research Courses
SPED 6290 Current Issues in Special Education 3
SPED 6320 Research in Special Education I 3
SPED 6330 Research in Special Education II 3

Upcoming Events

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04/24/14 05:30 PM - 04/24/14 07:00 PM

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05/29/14 05:00 PM - 05/29/14 07:00 PM

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