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Master of Arts in Special Education: Intervention Specialist


Course Description

Overview

This degree is designed to provide special educators with (a) advanced understanding of evidence-based instructional and behavioral interventions and (b) the skills to work with school personnel, parents, and other education professionals to implement those interventions with students. It is a 36-semester hour program; requirements are described below. A maximum of 6 semester hours of approved graduate credit may be transferred from other institutions to meet the requirements.

Prerequisites:
 Bachelor’s degree
 EDSP 5003: Psychology of Exceptional Children or an introductory course in special education
(undergraduate or graduate level) or equivalent experience

Exceptionalities (9 hours):
 EDSP 5103: Developmental Disabilities
 EDSP 5413: Individuals with Learning Disabilities
 EDSP 5303: Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders

Interventions (12 hours):
Choose four of the following five classes:
 EDSP 5053: Principles of Learning for Exceptional Children
 EDSP 5313: Behavioral Interventions for Students with Disabilities
 EDSP 5343: Instructional Interventions: Applied Behavior Analysis
 EDSP 5353: Instructional Interventions: Learning Strategies
 EDSP 5423: Instructional Interventions for Students with Disabilities

Support (9 hours):
 EDSP 5033: Using Assessment for Effective Interventions
 EDSP 5013: Collaborating for Effective Interventions
 EDSP 5043: Legal and Administrative Issues in Special Education

Research (6 hours):
 One of the following courses:
o ELDR 5203: Research in Education
o EDSP 5903: Single-Subject Research
 EDSP 5973: Professional Paper

Entry Requirements

ResumeStatement of Intent2 letters of referenceTeacher Service RecordCopy of professional certificationsPlease see TWU's website for more details

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