Degree: Master of Arts in Education
Program: Special Education: Mild/Moderate Disabilities
Degree Level: Graduate
Credit Hours: 36 credit hours
Delivery Format: Online
Prerequisites: Bachelor’s Degree - Teacher Certification plus CDIS 352 - Normal & Disordered Language Development or equivalent - OR - Bachelor's Degree and Undergraduate Professional Sequence Classes
The Master of Arts in Education: Special Education – Mild/Moderate Disabilities degree is designed for teachers who currently hold a teaching certiﬁcate in any discipline and would like to obtain certiﬁcation in special education in the state of Nebraska. Students pursuing certiﬁcation in other states must check with their State Department of Education for certiﬁcation requirements. Courses are offered online at the graduate level.
NK’s College of Education online graduate programs have earned "Honor Roll" recognition in U.S. News and World Report’s national rankings. To earn national Honor Roll status in the U.S. News ranking program, online graduate education programs had to place among the top 30 percent in three out of four categories. UNK ranked in the top 30 percent in all four categories.
Basic computer literacy is required to succeed as an online student. To decide if online learning is for you, click on http://www.unk.edu/acad/continuing_ed/ecampus/index.php?id=4788. To determine if you have the minimum hardware and software needed, log on to http://www.unk.edu/acad/continuing_ed/students/index.php?id=6213.
TE 800 - Educational Research
TE 803 - Philosophy of Education
TE 804 - Curriculum Development in Multicultural Education
TESE 816D - Practicum in Special Education
TESE 830 - Consultation & Collaboration with Families & Agencies Serving Individuals with Disabiltiies
TESE 837P - Medical Aspects of Individuals with Disabilities
TESE 861 - Legal Issues in Special Education
TESE 862 - Formal & Informal Assessment in Special Education
TESE 863 - Research Based Instructional Strategies for Students with Disabilities
TESE 867 - Applied and Functional Behavior Analysis
TESE 879P - Developing Social & Personal Skills in Individuals with Disabilities
Select one of the following:
TE 805P - Overview of Assistive Technology
TE 886P - Technology Tools for Teachers
The University of Nebraska at Kearney is a mid-sized comprehensive public university. UNK is one of four institutions in the University of Nebraska system. In a typical year, UNK draws students from 47 states and 50 foreign countries with a total enrollment approaching 7,200 students.
Affordable - UNK has one of the lowest tuition rates in the country. For tuitions rates, click here.
Accredited Programs - UNK is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.
Quality Education - UNK offers the same quality distance degree programs and courses that are offered on the campus. The majority of the instruction taught by credentialed full-time faculty with doctoral degrees who are committed to quality teaching. Students and teaching remain the first priority with faculty at UNK.
Quality Student Support Services - Quality student support services are a hallmark of education at UNK. To help students get started with their online courses, a set of online video tutorials are available, as well as the Online Student Orientation. Other services include library services, discounted software and hardware, a writing center, 24/7 technology help desk, online bookstore, and more.
1) To visit with an adviser, contact Mary Volker at email@example.com
or call 308-865-8825.
2) Apply for admission online at http://myblue.unk.edu
3) Submit $45 application fee online or mail to Graduate Office, FNDH 2131, UNK, Kearney, NE 68849.
4) Send two official transcripts from all past institutions to the Graduate Office.
5) Once you’ve received an acceptance of admission notiﬁcation, you may register for class by accessing UNK’s MyBlue registration system at http://myblue.unk.edu
6) After you have registered, click on http://www.unk.edu/acad/continuing_ed/students/index.php?id=6214
to get started with your online course.
: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone:
College of Education, Room B116, UNK, Kearney, NE 68849