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2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Exceptional Children and Youth - Secondary Special Education - MPCP SEC (MEd)

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Requirements in the MPCP track in order to be eligible for certification include:

1. Students choose one the following three concentrations:

Elementary special education, secondary special education, or autism/severe disabilities.

2. Preliminary Coursework

Complete an additional 6 credits of preliminary coursework (EDUC 697  and EDUC 753 ) in addition to the 33 graduate credits.

4. Concentration Coursework (15 credit hours):

Students take 15 credits in their concentration and descriptions of the required courses in each area are available online at

5. State-Designated Content Area Knowledge Test

Students seeking initial certification must show evidence of having taken a state-designated content area knowledge test (e.g., Praxis II) no later than when they have completed 27 credit hours in the program.

6. Complete 6 credits of First-Year Teaching Seminar

7. Complete a non-course Final Paper requirement.

Last Revised 2014-2015 Academic Year

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