The Master of Science in Special Education program is designed to meet the requirements of a Master of Science while you are working toward your K-12 Academic and Behavioral Strategist (ABS) Minnesota teaching license. This means you will be able to pursue your ABS license with a master's degree, giving you more earning potential, better credentials and a full understanding of how to be an effective special education teacher.
Upon completion of the Master's of Science in Special Education, the student will:
- Apply best practices and effective instructional strategies grounded in current education theory to promote student learning.
- Develop cultural self-awareness and cultural fluency to work effectively with students and communities of diverse backgrounds.
- Engage in the process of inquiry and critical thinking regarding current educational issues and practices.
- Be able to examine and analyze data to make informed instructional student-centered decisions.
- Identify and apply 21st Century technologies and strategies to enhance student learning.
- Gain skills to become advocates and change agents for 21st century learners.
Students must achieve the following program requirements for all courses listed under Program Requirements and Program Required Courses for the Master of Science in Special Education.
Major Credits: 38
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Minimum Grade: C
Program Required Courses
|EDU 6525||Introduction to Educational Research||3|
|EDU 6560||Research Based Inquiry Capstone||3|
To graduate from the College of St. Scholastica, graduate students must meet the following minimum degree requirements.
Minimum GPA: 3.0