Master of Education in Special Education
The Master of Education program in Special Education at NSU provides candidates the knowledge and skills to facilitate student achievement. This development and application of special education curricula and instructional methods is articulated within 36 semester hours for certified teachers seeking to increase their certification as well as earn a M.Ed.
This graduate program is composed of 12-hours of coursework in educational foundation and application areas and 24-hours of coursework in concentration and support areas including Gifted Education (524A), Early Intervention (524C), Elementary (grades 1-5) Mild/Moderate Special Education (524D) or Middle School (grades 4-8) and Secondary (grades 6-12) Mild/Moderate Special Education (524E). Most courses leading to the M.Ed. degree require field experiences for application of course related skills in diverse settings. These field experiences will include field experiences outside the classroom and school of the candidate.