Meet the Needs of Every Student in Your Elementary School Classroom (Grades 1-6)
Learn how to help students with learning disabilities and behavioral problems keep up in school and gain the skills they need to achieve ongoing success.
If you're already certified in childhood education, the 30-credit master's in special education with inclusion emphasis prepares you to successfully teach students with various disabilities present in your general education classes.
This master's degree leads to professional certification in elementary education in New York State.
Program of Study
This curriculum is designed to be completed part-time and does not require practicum or internship experiences. Classes are held online or on campus in the evening to accommodate teaching schedules.
Special Education Courses
- Introduction to Human Exceptionality
- Instructional Environments and Practices for Students with Disabilities
- Developing Reading Comprehension and Content Knowledge for Students with Disabilities
- Math and Inquiry Instruction for Students with Disabilities
- Managing School and Classroom-Wide Student Behavior
Educational Psychology Courses
- Basic Data Analysis or Statistical Methods I
- One of the following (elective): Educational Psychology, Assessment in Education, or Advanced Educational Psychology
- Capstone Research Project
Literacy Courses (choose two)
- Children's Literature
- Literacy in Society
- Teaching Writing
- Integrated Literacy Instruction
For more information contact Professor Saddler at email@example.com.
Careers and Advisement
The Pathways Into Education (PIE) Center is the central office on campus serving undergraduate, graduate, and prospective students interested in pursuing careers in education and programs leading to teacher certification.
Please call or email to schedule an appointment.
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