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  Nov 19, 2017
 
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
  
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog

Special Education, MEd (Transition Leadership track)


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In response to the House Bill 3720, the Transition Leadership Program is designed to prepare initially or professionally licensed professionals who wish to obtain an education specialist endorsement in transition services. Students in the program will gain the skills necessary to focus on employment, college preparation, and independent living skills for students with disabilities ages 14–22. They will also develop the leadership skills necessary to promote system-wide transition supports and services in their school district.

Degree Requirements


The MEd in special education with a concentration in transition leadership requires the completion of 36 graduate academic credits from a transdisciplinary course of study, prepracticum fieldwork, and a two-semester practicum.

Capstone Requirement


The coursework in the MEd program includes successful completion of the mandatory capstone experience.

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