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Master of Arts in Special Education

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  • This advanced master’s degree program is designed for students who hold a New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) “Teacher of the Handicapped” certificate or “Teacher of Students with Disabilities” endorsement.

    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 

    SPEC 603

    Curriculum Modifications for Teaching

    3

    LTED 646 Diagnostic Procedures in Reading I

    3

    MATH 515 Math Manipulatives I    

    3

    SPEC 614 Effective Transition for Students w/ Disabilities

    3

    SPEC 667 Managing Severely Challenging Behaviors in Children At Risk & Children w/Disabilities

    3

    SPEC 651 Procedures for Teaching Children w/ Mild/Moderate Disabilities

    3

    SPEC 693 Inclusion

    3

    SPEC 641 Nature & Needs of Adolescents w/ Behavioral Disorders

    3

    SPEC 671 Theraputic Intervention for Children w/ Learning Disabilities

    3

    SPEC 680 Seminar in Special Education: Trends, Issues, & Research

    3

    SPEC 646 Administration for Special Education

    3

      Total Credits 

    33 

    *View our catalog for course descriptions.