The Master of Arts in Special Education provides opportunities for educators to experience professional and personal growth and development through a systematic approach to the description, assessment, planning of programs for exceptional children.
The program has a core of twelve (12) units in the foundation subjects, eighteen (18) units for the major subjects including field practice, six (6) units of electives and six (6) units for thesis writing. During the last semester of the program, the student prepares a final assessment of growth that has taken place during the program of study. A comprehensive examination that integrates all significant learning experiences has to be taken and an oral presentation and defense of the thesis must be done.
The MA Program in Special Education aims to help educators: