2020-2021 Academic Catalog

M.Ed. in Special Education: 7-12 Certification

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Program Description

The Master of Education in Special Education: 7-12 Certification is designed for those who already hold Pennsylvania teaching certification in a secondary education content area. Upon completion, the student will hold a master's degree in special education and will be eligible to add grade 7-12 special education endorsement to their current teaching certificate.

Program Coordinator

Dr. Jason Kight

Delivery Mode

100% Online


Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation  (CAEP, formerly NCATE)

Approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education


Course Credits
ESP 602  Life Skills Planning and Instruction  3
ESP 603  Assessment and Prescriptive Teaching 3
ESP 606  Transition Planning and Instruction 3
ESP 610  Special Education Foundations and Collaboration 3
ESP 613  Evidence-based Practices for Secondary Inclusion 3
ESP 620  Special Education History Theory, and Exceptionality 3
ESP 623  Advanced Evidence-based Practices for Secondary Inclusion 3
ESP 639  Field Experience in Special Education 3
ESP 701  Introduction to Behavior Analysis 3
ESP 800  Seminar in Advanced Behavior Analysis and Research Design 3
Total 30

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