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Special Education and Teaching, General

University of West Georgia

12 months
Duration
11220 USD/year
11220 USD/year
2892 USD/year
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About

The Special Education and Teaching, General program of University of West Georgia is offered by the Department of Learning and Teaching in the College of Education.

Overview

Candidates who successfully complete the Special Education and Teaching, General program of University of West Georgia and other requirements of the state certification agency (PSC) may be eligible for Georgia Level 5 certification. Teachers with certification in this area are infield to teach students in grades P-12 with disabilities who receive instruction using the general education curriculum and participate in the general statewide assessment, as well as students in special education preschool (ages 3-5 years).

Objectives

  • Special education specialists use valid and reliable assessment practices to minimize bias.
  • Special education specialists use their knowledge of general and specialized curricula to improve programs, supports, and services at classroom, school, community, and system levels.
  • Special education specialists facilitate the continuous improvement of general and special education programs, supports, and services at the classroom, school, and system levels for individuals with exceptionalities.
  • Special education specialists conduct, evaluate, and use inquiry to guide professional practice.
  • Special education specialists provide leadership to formulate goals, set and meet high professional expectations, advocate for effective policies and evidence-based practices, and create positive and productive work environments.
  • Special education specialists use foundational knowledge of the field and professional ethical principles and practice standards to inform special education practice, engage in lifelong learning, advance the profession, and perform leadership responsibilities to promote the success of professional colleagues and individuals with exceptionalities.
  • Special education specialists collaborate with stakeholders to improve programs, services, and outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities and their families.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Curriculum Trends and Issues
  • Introduction to Research in the Human Sciences
  • Regulations and Requirements in Special Education
  • Educational Characteristics of Learners: Mild Disabilities
  • Professional Seminar
  • Comprehensive Exam for the Master of Education: Special Education

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

30-36

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All graduate applicants must complete the online Grad Application. A one-time application fee of $40 is required
  • Official transcripts from a regionally or nationally accredited institution are required and should be sent directly to the UWG Graduate Admissions Office. Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended are required
  • Complete requirements for a Bachelors degree from an accredited institution
  • Present a cumulative 3.0 (4.0 scale) grade point average or higher on all undergraduate work
  • Present a current renewable certificate in Special Education
  • Submit a personal statement of purpose, not to exceed 200 words
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    11220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5610 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    11220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5610 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    2892 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1446 USD per semester during 12 months.

Funding

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