Master’s Degree in Special Education

CORE CURRICULUM = EIGHT CLASSES, 24 CREDITS

GE-6035 Teaching and Supervising Diverse Student Populations
GE-6065 Leadership and Management of Special Education Programs
GE-6155 Design, Development, and Assessment of Instruction
GE-6247 Action Research
GE-6250 Curriculum and Strategies for Students with Special Needs
GE-6260 Introduction to Transition Services in Special Education
GE-6270 Applied Behavior Analysis and Positive Behavior Supports
GE-6280 Technology and Universal Design for Special Education Students

SPECIALIZATION CURRICULUM = THREE CLASSES, 9 CREDITS

Students must complete one of the three areas of specialization to complete their degree.

Supervisor of Special Education Certification
GE-6070 Instructional Leadership and Supervision
GE-6225 Special Education Law
GE-7020 Advanced Fieldwork

Transitions Skills Specialization
GE-6262 Assessment Models for Transition and Vocation
GE-6264 Transition and Vocational Curriculum for School-Based Services
GE-6268 Interagency Knowledge and Collaboration

Assistive Technology Specialization
GE-6282 Assistive Technology: Devices and Services
GE-6284 Assistive Technology Planning, Collaboration, and Implementation
GE-6288 Assistive Technology Capstone Course

POST-GRADUATE COURSE WORK

PA DEPT. of EDUCATION SUPERVISOR OF SPECIAL EDUCATION CERTIFICATION (19 CREDITS)
GE-6035 Teaching and Supervising Diverse Student Populations
GE-6065 Leadership and Management of Special Education Programs
GE-6070 Instructional Leadership and Supervision
GE-6155 Design, Development, and Assessment of Instruction
GE-6225 Special Education Law
GE-7020 Advanced Fieldwork


DELAWARE VALLEY COLLEGE TRANSITION SKILLS CERTIFICATION (15 CREDITS)
GE-6155 Design, Development, and Assessment of Instruction
GE-6260 Introduction to Transition Services in Special Education
GE-6262 Assessment Models for Transition and Vocation
GE-6264 Transition and Vocational Curriculum for School-Based Services
GE-6268 Interagency Knowledge and Collaboration


DELAWARE VALLEY COLLEGE ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATION (15 CREDITS)
GE-6155 Design, Development, and Assessment of Instruction
GE-6280 Technology and Universal Design for Special Education Students
GE-6282 Assistive Technology: Devices and Services
GE-6284 Assistive Technology Planning, Collaboration, and Implementation
GE-6288 Assistive Technology Capstone Course