2020-2021 Catalog

Special Education, Master of Education*

This program is designed to provide candidates with numerous evidence-based practices in the continuum of special education opportunities that are aligned with Washington State standards and criteria for Special Education teacher practices. Emphasis is placed upon effective teaching practices, assessment of student learning, development of short and long term learning goals, differentiated instruction for individual needs and best practices for increasing student learning. Candidates will be able to demonstrate that their students in P-12 settings are impacted positively in their learning and achievement through evidence collected, analyzed and presented in various portfolio artifacts and culminating activities. Upon successful completion of all requirements, candidates earn a Master of Education in Special Education degree and can also complete Washington state requirements for a Special Education Endorsement.

 

In addition to City University of Seattle's graduate admission requirements, found under Admissions in the catalog menu, students in this program must also meet the requirements listed below:

Students entering the Master of Education degree must have a bachelor degree with a cumulative GPA of 2.750 or higher for program admission.  

Total Required Credits (37 Credits)

Foundational Core (12 Credits)

ECU 504Graduate Research and Methodology

4

ECU 506Practice of Diversity and Global Education

4

ECU 508School and Community Engagement

4

Special Education Core (22 Credits)

ESP 670Exceptionality

3

ESP 673Behavior Analysis

3

ESP 674Low Incidence

3

ESP 675Curriculum Modifications and Collaboration

3

ESP 555Classic Autism/High Functioning

3

ETC 608Practicum

1

Master Thesis Project (3 Credits)

ECU 601Master of Education Capstone Project

3