Special Education, Moderate-Severe Disabilities Option, M.S.
Special Education Programs of Study
Faculty: Jacki L. Anderson (Coordinator, Moderate-Severe Disabilities), Ann T. Halvorsen, Linda Smetana (Coordinator, Mild-Moderate Disabilities)
The Special Education program prepares their graduates for careers in direct teaching and for leadership roles in Special Education. Programs are offered which lead to the Master of Science degree and/or to the Education Specialist: Mild-Moderate and Moderate-Severe Disabilities Credentials.
The emphasis is on providing students with a wide range of practical methods for enhancing the lives of individuals with exceptional needs. To this end, coursework is taught by successful practitioners in the field. Also, the programs provide extensive supervised fieldwork in settings that are appropriate to each student’s professional goals.