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Master of Education in Special Education: Cross-Categorical - Leads to initial teacher licensure) (Online)

Master of Education in Special Education (Leads to initial teacher licensure). Educational reforms and legislation regarding individuals with learning disabilities will contribute to an increased demand for Special Education Teachers. This cross-categorical degree program is designed for any individual interested in the education of children with special needs in the K–12 setting,and who seek a teaching certificate. Participants are responsible for contacting their state department of education for certification requirements and program approval. In addition,participants should consult the Grand Canyon University Catalog and academic advisor to obtain current information about teacher credentialing programs. Courses in this state and regionally accredited program are taught by experts in their respective fields who share knowledge and experience in areas of learning disabilities,emotional and behavioral disabilities,and other physical and cognitive impairments. Opportunities are provided to apply concepts,theories,and research throughout the program. Assignments within each course guide teacher candidates through observational and practice-based experiences. Participants must have access to a K–12 special education classroom to complete the program assignments. The classroom setting must have at least 3 of the 5 following disability categories represented: emotional disability,learning disability,mental retardation,physical impairment,and/or health impairment. Participants must complete a full-time,16-week student teaching component at the end of the program with a certified special education teacher. Graduates of the program are prepared to be effective special needs teachers who can implement individualized educational plans to accommodate various learning needs.

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