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Master of Education in Special Education
Coursework


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 for a description of each of the ten required courses.
One-Year Completion

1st 8 weeks
Fall 
2nd 8 weeks

SPED6080 Special Learning Needs (and co-requisite SPED0608)
SPED6040 High-Incidence Disabilities: Instructional Methods and Practices

SPED6085 Principles of Inclusion (and co-requisite SPED0605)
SPED6050 Low-Incidence Disabilities: Instructional Methods and Practices

1st 8 weeks
Spring 
2nd 8 weeks

SPED6030 Special Education Settings
SPED6060 Advanced Studies in Behavior

SPED6020 Reading and Special Education: Instructional Methods and Practices
SPED6090 Assessment/Evaluating Individual Instruction

1st 8 weeks
Summer
2nd 8 weeks

SPED6070 Comm and Special Education: Instructional Methods and Practices
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PED6095 Practicum in Special Education

Two-Year Completion

1st 8 weeks
Fall 1
2nd 8 weeks

SPED6080 Special Learning Needs (and co-requisite SPED0608)


SPED6085 Principles of Inclusion (and co-requisite SPED0605)

1st 8 weeks
Spring 1
2nd 8 weeks

SPED6030 Special Education Settings


SPED6090 Assessment/Evaluating Individual Instruction

Summer 1

SPED6070 Comm and Special Education: Instructional Methods and Practices

1st 8 weeks
Fall 2
2nd 8 weeks

SPED6040 High-Incidence Disabilities: Instructional Methods and Practices


SPED6050 Low-Incidence Disabilities: Instructional Methods and Practices

1st 8 weeks
Spring 2
2nd 8 weeks


SPED6060 Advanced Studies in Behavior

SPED6020 Reading and Special Education: Instructional Methods and Practices 

Summer 2

SPED6095 Practicum in Special Education

For those teachers already holding special education certification, and who want to obtain the Master of Education in Special Education, the following course sequence applies:

  • SPED6020 Reading and Special Education: Instructional Methods & Practices
  • SPED6075 Advanced Studies in Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • SPED6040 High-Incidence Disabilities: Instructional Methods & Practices
  • SPED6050 Low-Incidence Disabilities: Instructional Methods & Practices
  • SPED6060 Advanced Studies in Behavior
  • SPED6070 Communication and Special Education: Instructional Methods & Practices
  • EDUC6130 Educational Research Seminar
  • SPED6055 Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • SPED6090 Assessment and Evaluating Individual Instruction
  • EDUC6140 Research Practicum

For More Information, Contact:

Vicki J Donne D.Ed.

Associate Professor of Education
Education

donne@rmu.edu
412-397-5465 Phone
412-397-6044 Fax
Nicholson Center 445
Moon Campus
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