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Master of Arts in Special Education with Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant (LDTC) Endorsement Eligibility

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  • This master’s degree program is for teachers who are already certified to teach Special Education in New Jersey or an allied field and who have at least one year of successful teaching experience.

    All students must satisfy the general admissions requirements for graduate study at NJCU, as discussed in the Graduate Catalog.

    Curriculum Requirements

    Course Number 

    Course Title* 

    Credit Hours 

    Cluster I:  Special Education Core Requirements
    (15 credits)
     

    SPEC 600

    Introduction to Learning Disabilities

    3

    SPEC 605
     
    Intro to the Education & Psychology of Exceptional Children & Youth

    3
     

    SPEC 606 Lifespan Assessment for Children & Youth w/ Disabilities

    3

    SPEC 640 Behavior Disorders in Children

    3

    SPEC 675 Corrective Techniques for Teaching the Exceptional Child

    3

    Cluster II:  LDTC Core Requirements
    (12 credits)
     
    SPEC 670 Remediation of Basic Skills

    3

    SPEC 672 Physiological an Psychological Learning Factors in the Education of Children with Disabilities

    3

    SPEC 702 Cognition, Motivation, and Instructional Practice

    3

    SPEC 697 Diagnosis of Children with Disabilities

    3

    Cluster III: Clinical Core Requirements
    (12 credits)
     
    SPEC 673 Functioning on the Child Study Team

    3

    SPEC 674 Interpersonal and Consultation Techniques in Special Eduation

    3

    SPEC 698 Practicum in Individual Appraisal and Remediation of Exceptional Children I

    3

    SPEC 699 Practicum in Individual Appraisal and Remediation of Exceptional Children II

    3

      Total Credits 

    39 

    *View our catalog for course descriptions.