The Special Education (For Non-Credential Holders) program at University of San Francisco is designed to prepare interns for special education careers in diverse, multicultural, urban schools.
Our program offers two pathways. One for candidates who already hold a teaching credential and one for those who are new to the profession. Both of the program pathways include working as paid intern teachers in Bay Area schools.
Graduates with Special Education (For Non-Credential Holders) from University of San Francisco will be able to:
- demonstrate advanced skill in selecting, designing, administering, and interpreting informal and formal reading assessments.
- use performance data and input from various sources to make or suggest appropriate modifications in a broad spectrum of learning environments.
- demonstrate differentiated teaching skills in his or her classrooms.
- describe a variety of instructional procedures and demonstrate the advanced ability to use appropriate instruction for students with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds across a variety of settings.
- Multiple Subject Curriculum and Instruction - Math & Science
- Multiple Subject Curriculum and Instruction - Early Literacy
- Educational Practices for the Learning Specialist
- Development of Legal and Educational Foundations for the Learning Specialist
- Curriculum & Instruction for Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities
- Consultation and Collaboration
- Instructional Uses of Technology for Learning Specialists
- Behavior Management
- Data-based Instruction
- Assessment in Special Education
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesEducation Special Education View 722 other Masters in Special Education in United States
- Applicants must have earned their bachelor's and/or masters' degrees from a regionally accredited institution.
- Minimum GPA of 2.75
- Certification of Finances
- Proof of English Language Proficiency
- Transcript (Academic Record) from each university or college attended
- Statement of Purpose
- Resume or CV
- Two Letters of Recommendation
International21945 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1045 USD per credit during 24 months.
National21945 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1045 USD per credit during 24 months.
Living costs for San Francisco
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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