Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Education

Department of Educational Specialties

Special Education, Master of Education


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Available Emphasis Areas:

Other graduate certificates available with the Master of Education include the Austism Spectrum Disorders Certificate and the Positive Behavior Support Certificate. 

This plan is appropriate if you are interested in Special Education. Please note that although certain courses in this plan may apply toward certification, completing this M.Ed. does not lead to certification. This is a Continuing Professional Program. Consult with your advisor and the Arizona Department of Education for information about obtaining Special Education Certification.
 

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Education

Department of Educational Specialties

Special Education, Master of Education


Careers

What Can I Do with a Master of Education in Special Education?

If you're looking for a career serving individuals with disabilities in private settings, through human service agencies, or want to increase and enhance your knowledge and skills in serving individuals with disabilities in school settings, our program might be perfect for you.

The program focuses on serving individuals with disabilities with the option of focusing on special emphasis areas. Candidates may also choose more than one emphasis area if desired. Some emphasis areas also lead to a graduate certificate and requires an additional application.  This degree program does not lead to teaching certification.

With further education, one of these paths is possible:
  • Special education teacher

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Education

Department of Educational Specialties

Special Education, Master of Education


University Requirements

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Education

Department of Educational Specialties

Special Education, Master of Education


Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Minimum Units for Completion 30
Additional Admission Requirements Admission requirements over and above admission to NAU are required.
Fieldwork Experience/Internship Optional
Emphasis, Minor, Certificate

Emphasis, minor, and/or certificate are required.

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Purpose Statement

The purpose of the MEd in Special Education non-certified is to prepare educators to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities in human serving agencies. Candidates gain knowledge and skills to develop and expand knowledge on specific areas of special education. This program does not lead to teacher certification.
 

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Education

Department of Educational Specialties

Special Education, Master of Education


Details

Additional Admission Requirements
Master's Requirements
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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Education

Department of Educational Specialties

Special Education, Master of Education


Campus Availability

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