Special Education for Moderate and Severe Disabilities, Master of Arts in Education (0438)
Department website: http://www.wku.edu/ste/
Janet L. Tassell, firstname.lastname@example.org, (270) 745-5306
Rachael Lee, email@example.com, (270) 745-2819
The MAE Special Education program in Moderate and Severe Disabilities offers courses and experiences for the advanced preparation of special education teachers who teach students with low incidence disabilities.
Applicants must have or be eligible for a teaching certificate and must submit a copy of the certificate or statement of eligibility with their applications.
Graduate School Admission
Please refer to the admission section of this catalog for Graduate School admission requirements.
Program Requirements (33 hours)
This program will focus on the assessment, instructional strategies, and/or areas of professional growth consistent with serving students with Moderate and Severe Disabilities.
|Positive Learning Environment
|Transition Services and Programs for Individuals with Disabilities
|Special Education Law and Finance
|Social Skills Instruction & Behavioral Programming for Students with Disabilities
|Advanced Internship in Special Education
|Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis
|Curriculum for Individuals with Moderate and Severe Disabilities
|Assessment of Students with Moderate to Severe Disabilities
|Instructional Strategies for Students with Moderate and Severe Disabilities
|Characteristics of Low Incidence Disorders
|Collaboration between Schools and Stakeholders for Individuals with Disabilities
Program Completion Requirements
Prior to earning certification, candidates must complete program requirements and meet praxis exam scores (see www.ets.org).