Master of Special Education (Functional)

Southwestern College
United States
Master's Degree
Study mode
2 years
January August
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Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

  • Complete graduate application forms
  • Provide current resume
  • Sumbit two professional letters of recommendation (at least one from a current or former employer)
  • Turn in one-page personal essay
  • Submit unofficial transcript from a bachelor’s degree-granting institution. Official transcripts must be received within 8 weeks following the start of class.
  • Be a current, licensed teacher


  • Introduction to Special Education: Individual Educational Plan Development
  • Introduction to Special Education
  • Collaboration with Families and Communities
  • Transitions in Education
  • Characteristics of Children & Youthwith Low‐Incidence Disabilities
  • Methods: Life Skills and Community‐based Instruction
  • Methods: Functional Behavioral Assessment, Positive Behavior Support and Classroom Management
  • Advanced Methods: Strategies ForStudents with Significant Sensory, Motor and Health Needs
  • Assessment, Diagnosis, and Evaluation
  • Principles of Communication and Literacy for Students with Low‐Incidence Disabilities
  • Initial Practicum in Functional Special Education
  • Capstone Practicum in Functional Special Education

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