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College of Education and Human Services

Graduate Degrees

Master of Education: Special Education

The graduate program in Exceptional Student Education prepares graduate students for positions as professional clinical practitioners who work with exceptional individuals. The majority of these clinical practitioners become teachers in self-contained classes or resource rooms while others serve in positions such as consulting teacher, behavior analyst, or parent-infant specialist. Practitioners may serve individuals with special needs ranging in age from preschool through adulthood. Additionally they may work with the families of individuals with special needs.  Concentrations within this major currently accepting applications include Applied Behavior Analysis and Disability Services.  The Exceptional Student Education concentration is currently not accepting.

Applied Behavior Analysis  Disability Services 

Master of Science: American Sign Language (ASL)/English Interpreting 

The Master of Science in ASL/English Interpreting offers three advanced programs designed for individuals who already have an academic degree in interpreting and/or are nationally certified as an interpreter.  The three concentrations are general practitioner, interpreting pedagogy, and educational interpreting.

General Practitioner  Interpreting Pedagogy  Educational Interpreting

Master of Arts in Teaching: Exceptional Student Education

The Master of Arts in Teaching in Exceptional Student Education is designed for individuals with bachelor's degrees in other areas who wish to become teachers. This program brings individuals with life experiences into the classroom and addresses the needs of ESE teacher candidates to ensure they have the skills necessary to work with students with disabilities (eligible under any of the 13 disability categories) in the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE).

Exceptional Student Education MAT