The M.A. in Special Education-Advanced Teaching is a 38 credit program for licensed teachers in Connecticut that aligns with the State Department of Educations requirements for a cross-endorsement as a Special Education teacher (K-12).
- Learn best practices in curriculum and instruction in special education
- Develop equitable teaching practices that support the learning of all students
- Complete and collaborate in a field-based program that connects the theory and practice
- Graduate admission application and nonrefundable admission fee
- A conferred bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
- A minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.5
- Two sealed official transcripts of all undergraduate work and an unofficial transcript of any prior graduate work
- One letter of recommendation from individuals who can attest to the candidate’s suitability for graduate studies in education
- Completion of intent form
Candidates must earn a C or better in all courses for continuous progress through the program. After 12 credits, candidates must maintain a GPA of 2.67 or higher throughout the program.
Students must complete a capstone project, as a culminating experience, which is incorporated in the final course SPEC 530 Research in Special Education.
The capstone project is required by the University.