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M.A.E. in Special Education


There are two tracks from which to select in the MAE in Special Education:

  1. Moderate and Severe Disabilities
    The Master of Arts/Teacher Leader in Special Education for Moderate and Severe Disabilities Advanced Preparation program is designed to develop Teacher Leaders who can positively impact student learning in their classrooms and schools while serving students with Moderate and Severe Disabilities (MSD). Courses and experiences include Professional Learning Communities in which students interact with other graduate students from various content areas and grade levels to discuss and work on real world challenges and promising practices they encounter in schools.
  2. Learning and Behavior Disorders
    The MAE in Special Education, Learning and Behavior Disorders (LBD), is program is designed to develop Teacher Leaders who can positively impact student learning in their classrooms and schools while serving students with Learning and Behavior Disorders. The School of Teacher Education, through the Exceptional Education program area, offers courses and experiences for initial preparation of Exceptional Education teachers and for those seeking advanced preparation. Advanced preparation programs include Professional Learning Communities in which students interact with other graduate students from various content areas and grade levels to discuss and work on real world challenges and promising practices they encounter in schools. There are two concentrations for advanced preparation:
    • LBOC: Advanced Preparation in LBD for those with prior teacher certification in any area other than Exceptional Education LBD.
    • LBLB: Advanced Preparation in LBD for those with prior certification in LBD.

Program Info: Moderate & Severe Disabilities

Program Info: Learning & Behavior Disorders

 

To learn more about WKU Graduate School and the M.A.E. in Special Education for Moderate and Severe Disabilities and the M.A.E. in Special Education for Learning and Behavior Disorders, view the Graduate Catalog. To take the next step on your climb to the top, apply today!


Did you know? The Kentucky P-12 Professional Educator Rate is a special tuition rate for Kentucky teachers in specific master degree programs. Click here to learn more. 

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Western Kentucky University does not guarantee a job to graduates upon completion of any program.

 



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 Last Modified 10/16/20