The Master of Education in Special Education is designed to prepare professional educators with advanced competencies related to the field of special education. This program provides students with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to apply research, methods, and recommended practices for the effective assessment and instruction of learners with special needs in diverse school and community settings.
This program's course of study also provides the academic foundations necessary for an Educational Diagnostician Certification. Evening classes are offered at the main campus and The Woodlands Center.
The program consists of five paths:
- Master in Special Education (Online)
- Master in Special Education (Transition)
- Master in Special Education (Ed. Diagnostician)
- Master in Special Education (Leadership)
- Master in Special Education (Bilingual Educational Diagnosticians)
Traditional Path Options:
- Master in Special Education (M.Ed.) with Educational Diagnostician Certification
- Educational Diagnostician Certification Only (Post-Master)
Bilingual Program Path Options:
- Master in Special Education (M.Ed.) with BOTH Educational Diagnostician Certification AND Bilingual Educational Diagnostician Certificate
- Educational Diagnostician Certification (Post-Master) AND Bilingual Educational Diagnostician Certificate
- Bilingual Educational Diagnostician Graduate Certificate Only
|Length||36 Credit Hours|
|Required Courses||Master of Education in Special Education (MEd): All Paths|
|Enrollment||Spring, Summer, Fall|
|Costs||Rates Per Semester|
|Admission Requirements||Application Materials|
- Spring: November 15
- Summer: April 15
- Fall: July 15
Please note that application deadlines will occasionally change. Please contact your academic advisor (listed in the contact section) for confirmation on application deadlines.