Degree: Master of Arts in Education
Program: Education Administration: Supervisor of Special Education
Degree Level: Graduate
Credit Hours: 36 credit hours
Delivery Format: Online
Length of Program: The usual time to complete these hours is 2 ½ to 3 years. Up to six credits received from previous coursework can apply toward the degree for up to 10 years depending on the content or the class.
Prerequisites: Must hold a current valid Special Education endorsement with two years of experience as a Special Education Teacher. Endorsements in School Psychology and Speech Pathology are considered as special education endorsements and serving as a school psychologist and speech pathologist is considered to be teaching experience.
Prerequisites (6 hours)
TE 805P – Overview of Assistive Technology
TESE 876P – Transitional Issues for Individuals with Disabilities
Foundations (6 hours required)
EDAD 831 - Social Foundations of Education
EDAD 890 Introduction to Educational Research (TE 800)
Educational Administration (30 hours required)
EDAD 833 – EDAD Assessment Leadership
EDAD 848 - Curriculum Planning
EDAD 851 - Human Resource Management
EDAD 854 - Introduction to Educational Administration
EDAD 855 - Supervision of Instruction
EDAD 940 – Administrative Theory
EDAD 956 - School/Community Relations
CSP 800 Advanced Educational Psychology
EDAD 998 Internship
EDAD 842P Administration of Special Education
(Other coursework selected with the consent of the Special Education Department.)
Application Process: All applications are completed electronically. There are multiple steps to the application process. How do I get started?
Course Material Required:
All courses are accessed through Blackboard and a high-speed Internet connection is required.
Also needed: Microsoft Office suite. Once a student, you can order this program package from UNK Technology Store at a discounted student rates.
Books are required in most courses. Most books be ordered through UNK campus bookstore, The Antelope Bookstore or at Amazon (www.amazon.com).
Program Contact: Holly Peterson
Department: Educational Administration
Address: 1516 W 24th St, Room B114, Kearney, NE 68849