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Master of Education in Special Education

Instructional Specialist 4-12

Special Education: Instructional Specialist 4-12

The program for 4-12 instructional specialist emphasis prepares teachers to provide instruction and other educational services to students with disabilities in grades 4-12. Upon completion of the program, degree graduates should be eligible for Arkansas Teacher Licensure in Special Education, Instructional Specialist 4-12.

Program Requirements

Requirements for the degree include a minimum of 33 credit hours plus a Portfolio of Scholarship. Students must satisfy Graduation Requirements stated in the Academic Rules and Regulations section of the Graduate Bulletin and additional requirements found under the College of Education. The University reserves the right to modify policies and programs of study by supplying students written notice of the change

Special Education Core Courses (24 Hours)

  • SPED 7301 Foundations of Special Ed.
  • SPED 7302 Technology in Special Ed.
  • SPED 7305 Managing the Learning Evn.
  • SPED 7343 Disability Law
  • SPED 7351 Assessment in Special Education
  • SPED 7390 Assessment in SPED Practicum
  • EDFN 7303 Intro. to Ed. Research
  • SPED 7309 Seminar in Special Education

Instructional Specialist 4-12 Emphasis Area (9 Hours)

  • SPED 7352 Assessment & Instr. Design II
  • SPED 7395 Assessment & Instr. Design II Practicum
  • SPED 7353 Transition and Life Adjustment
Updated 10.11.2011