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Dr. Susan M. Schultz, Program Director
The mission of the Special Education program is to provide a quality educational experience that prepares candidates for distinguished careers in Special Education and for leadership roles in schools and communities. The Special Education programs develop the knowledge, skills, and dispositions special educators need in order to effectively teach all students, including those with exceptional learning needs.
Prepares non-certified graduate candidates who are pursuing childhood initial certification and certification to teach students with disabilities at the same developmental level and results in the Master’s degree in Special Education. (42 credits)
Prepares teachers who are initially certified in childhood and are pursuing certification to teach students with disabilities at the same developmental level and results in the Master’s degree in Special Education. (30 credits)
Prepares teachers who have completed the Master’s degree requirement and are pursuing certification to teach students with disabilities in Grades 1–6. (18 credits)
For information regarding application and admission to a graduate program in Special Education, please contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at (585) 385-8161 or e-mail email@example.com.
The Admissions Committee of the Special Education program and the Graduate Program Director judge applicant qualifications. In addition to the general admissions materials and credentials, applicants may submit results of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) to strengthen their application.
For specific information regarding the Master of Science in Special Education program, please contact Dr. Susan M. Schultz, Program Director, through the School of Education office, (585) 385-7296, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.