Our graduate degree in Adaptive Special Education helps you build advanced skills to meet the learning and behavioral needs of all students, including those diagnosed with mild and moderate disabilities.
This hybrid program can be completed in as little as 18 months, going at your own pace. Find your purpose and realize your goal of working with special needs children today.
You will gain the knowledge and skills to meet the learning and behavioral needs of all students, including those in Adaptive Special Education diagnosed with mild to moderate disabilities. Each course is eight weeks long and held just one night a week, giving you the flexibility to continue teaching. You’ll take 33-36 semester hours and two practica to earn one of the following endorsements:
- Elementary – K-6
- Middle School – 5-8
- High School – 6-12
Upcoming Application Deadlines
Please apply by: Spring 2015
We prepare teachers with coursework aligned with the following standards
- Council for Exceptional Children Professional Standards
- Kansas State Department of Education Adaptive Special Education Standards
Our program is fully accredited by NCATE, and courses are taught by highly qualified, experienced instructors in the field of special education. Even though courses meet on campus, our instructors often enhance their lessons with podcasts, vodcasts, social networking, wikis and other electronic delivery technology. Students may also engage in real-time webcasts with instructors throughout the program using virtual collaboration tools like Adobe Connect, allowing for asynchronized and synchronized learning each week.
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