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Master of Education in Special Education; Teaching English as a Second Language

The M.Ed. program is designed to meet the needs of persons who hold a baccalaureate degree and wish to earn a master's degree in special education with a specific focus on Teaching English as a Second Language. Students are expected to develop a plan of study that is most relevant to their educational purposes.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Be knowledgeable of second language programs and methodology;
  • Articulate the linguistic and academic needs of second language students;
  • Be skilled in the use of second language methods;
  • Be able to evaluate the merits of second language instructional material.

Career Possibilities

  • Licensed teacher
  • Education specialist
  • Private consultant
  • State education department administrator
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