Initial Licensure Program—Massachusetts Only
Prepare for teaching in a general education, special education, or inclusive classroom setting.
This Master of Education (M.Ed.) program combines an elementary education foundation with coursework in moderate disabilities, and gives you a competitive edge with two classroom licenses. Coursework covers elementary content areas, classroom management, special education and development of Individualized Educational Programs (IEPs), and assessment. Two practicum experiences round out the program, allowing you to apply your new knowledge to elementary and moderate disabilities classrooms.
This course provides an introduction to the profession of Special Education. From an inclusive perspective, the course examines the characteristics of disabling conditions, as well as the effects of societal attitudes, the historical context of special education, and state and federal law. The range of service delivery provided by schools and agencies will be addressed.
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