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Special Education - Gifted, Talented and Creative

Master of Science in Education (M.S.E)
Offered By: College of Education & Behavioral Science
Graduate School

Description

The purpose of the Master of Science in Education degree with a major in Special Education— Gifted, Talented, and Creative (GTC) is to offer educators a planned program of study at the graduate level which is based on recommendations of professional organizations and accrediting associations such as the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) and NCATE.


  • Prerequisites

     

  • Admission Process

    Students seeking admission into the Master of Science in Education degree program in Special Education—Gifted, Talented, and Creative must meet the admission requirements of the Graduate School and the specific program requirements.

    In addition to Graduate School criteria, academic proficiency must be established through satisfaction in either of the following admissions selection criteria:

    Unconditional Admission

    • 3.0 GPA in undergraduate work.
    • Hold a current teaching license.
    • Have a written commitment from a practicing GTC educator who will
    • function as your mentor during the program.

    Conditional Admission

    • 2.75 GPA in undergraduate work or 3.0 in last 60 hours.
    • Hold a current teaching license.
    • Have a written commitment from a practicing GTC educator who will
    • function as your mentor during the program.
  • Accreditations

    National Council of Accreditation for Teacher Education (NCATE)

    NCATE’s dual mission is accountability and improvement in education preparation. The NCATE accreditation process establishes rigorous standards for teacher education programs, holds accredited institutions accountable for meeting these standards, and encourages unaccredited schools to demonstrate the quality of their programs by working for and achieving professional accreditation.