Special Education & Literacy I M.S. Degree Program

This program leads to the graduate degree needed for professional teacher certification in the area of Childhood (1-6) and for initial/professional certification in Literacy Specialist (B-6), and Students with Disabilities (1-6).

Required Courses - 43 Credits

E Rdg 500       Classroom Literacy Instruction (3)
E Rdg 601       Practicum: Instruction to Prevent Literacy Difficulties (3)
E Rdg 610       Literacy in Society (3)
E Rdg 619       Practicum: Writing in the Classroom, 1-6 (3)
E Rdg 620       Practicum: Differentiated Instruction and Coaching, B-6 (6)
E Spe 650       Instructional Environments and Practices for Students with Disabilities (3)
E Spe 651       Developing Reading Comprehension and Content Knowledge for Students
                      with Disabilities (3)
E Spe 652       Math and Inquiry Instruction for Students with Disabilities (3)
E Spe 653       Managing School and Classroom-wide Student Behavior to Promote Efficient
                      and Effective Instruction (3)
E Spe 654       Teaching Students with Severe and Multiple Disabilities(3)
E Spe 655       Assessment of Students with Disabilities (3)
E Spe 669       Students with Emotional Disorders and Challenging Behaviors: Advanced
                       Tiers of Support (3)
E Spe 680A     Clinical Internship: Teaching Students with Disabilities (3)
E Spe 681       Clinical Internship Seminar: Teaching Students with Disabilities (1)


Additional Program/NYSED Requirements:

  • Needs of Students with Autism Training