Program Details

The Master of Education degree in Special Education at Northcentral University is designed to provide you with a current understanding of the characteristics and needs of individuals qualifying for services under the major areas of exceptionality of the l
Location:
San Diego, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Master
Specialty:
Special Education, Special Education, Special Education, Special Education, Special Education, Special Education, Special Education, Special Education, Special Education

Program Overview

Program Description:
The Master of Education degree in Special Education at Northcentral University is designed to provide you with a current understanding of the characteristics and needs of individuals qualifying for services under the major areas of exceptionality of the law (IDEA/IDEIA). In this specialization, you will focus on research results, new assessment models, and current perspectives on today’s children, families, schools and communities. You will study a range of topics, including the history of the special education movement, the provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act, inclusion, transition, classroom modifications, and instructional strategies. You will also study how various disabilities may affect individuals and their families, factors that place students at risk, cultural and linguistic diversity, and giftedness.

As a MEd in Special Education graduate, you will be prepared to pursue roles as lead teachers or department heads of special education within PK-12 educational settings, with the ability to assess and implement specifically designed curriculum for students with disabilities and gifted abilities.

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
NCU is a WSCUC accredited institution. WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, . WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). For program disclosures, visit www.ncu.edu.
Financial Aid:
Yes
FinancialAid Info:
Financial aid may be available to those who qualify.

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