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2021-2022 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Jul 13, 2024
2021-2022 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Special Education and Social Studies, MEd

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The Special Education and Social Studies, MEd program prepares students to teach adolescents both with and without disabilities. MOSAIC offers the unique opportunity to earn dual certification in Special Education and a Secondary Content Area, making graduates stand out in the job field. This rigorous 12-month program blends challenging coursework with full-time student teaching, giving candidates not only the knowledge but the experience to thrive in the classroom. 
The program provides future teachers with the skills, knowledge, and experience to effectively teach adolescents with and without disabilities. 
The program’s rigorous academic curriculum centers on evidence-based practices in Special Education and Social Studies Education coursework. Candidates develop their teaching skills through practical experiences in a variety of public middle- and high-school classrooms.

42 overall credits are required for this program. This Master’s Degree requires the completion of a comprehensive exam. 

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