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Education with a Concentration in Special Education, MA


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The Special Education Concentration of the Master of Arts in Education provides advanced academic study for persons working with or on behalf of individuals with disabilities. Pursue a social justice orientation toward the education and inclusion of children receiving special education services by examining evidence-based practices and culturally responsive pedagogy. Collaborate with faculty and peers to examine and influence current educational practice through research, project development, and advocacy.

Candidates who possess a valid teaching credential may pursue this degree. Candidates from related disciplines may pursue this advanced degree with consent from the Department of Educational Leadership and Special Education.

Candidates must apply and be admitted both to the University and to the MA in Education-Special Education Concentration program in order to pursue this degree. The course of study includes the MA in Education core curriculum (18 units), 9 units of advanced study in special education, and 6 units of elective coursework.

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