Master of Arts in Special Education
St. Scholastica's College - Manila

(Tuition fee is not stated)
1-2 years
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Course Description

Program Description

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.

Program Objectives

The MA Program in Special Education aims to help educators:

  1. Recognize the physiological, social, psychological and environmental factors that help shape the development of special children.
  2. Provide the special environment for the special child by designing appropriate programs of study and evaluation tools that will shape their development and their role in society.
  3. Apply a repertoire of knowledge and skills in conducting educational research that can further tap the full potentials of special children.
  4. Empower the special learner to become a productive and self-reliant member of society.

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