Masters of Science in Special Education

• Spring/Fall Admission
• 46-50 Unit Program
• Overlaps with credential
• Hayward Campus

Options:
Mild-Moderate Disabilities
Moderate-Severe Disabilities

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College of Education and Allied Studies

OUR PROGRAM


Candidates may obtain an M.S. degree in Special Education with an Option in either Mild-Moderate or Moderate-Severe Disabilities. The master's degree requirements include both coursework and fieldwork, as well as research and advanced study, including completion of a culminating Department or University thesis.

The M.S. in Special Education may be obtained in one of two paths, either:

(a) in conjunction with the Special Education credentials, or

(b) through a combination of the Special Education credential and research coursework listed in the catalog.

Candidates who want to pursue only the master’s degree without Specialist teaching credentials will follow the program outlines in the catalog. These candidates may obtain an M.S. degree in Special Education with an Option in either Mild-Moderate or Moderate-Severe Disabilities.

The master’s degree requirements include both coursework and fieldwork, as well as research and advanced study, including completion of a culminating Department (Mild-Moderate Disabilities Option) or University (Moderate- Severe Disabilities Option) thesis.

Program Roadmaps

Mild to Moderate disabilities Option

Moderate to Severe disabilities Option

Admission Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • University Application
  • Department Application Packet
  • Completion of CBEST exam
  • Completion of CSET exam

Program Questions


Admissions related questions: Credential Student Service Center
Mild-Moderate Disabilities: Dr. Linda Smetana
Moderate-Severe Disabilities: Dr. Ann Halvorsen or Dr. Jacki Anderson


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Department of Educational Psychology
25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94542

510.885.3011/3013

 
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