The Master of Arts in Multicategorical Special Education program prepares professional educators who can work with children and adults with special needs across the areas of mild/moderate mental impairments, specific learning disabilities, and emotional/behavioral disorders.
This graduate level program prepares special education teachers to engage in current research-based practices and to provide high quality educational programs and services in elementary and/or secondary schools.
|Course Number||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|SPED 500||Legal/Educational Foundations: Special Education||3|
|SPED 601||Academic Interventions for Special Needs||3|
|SPED 603||Classroom/Behavior Management for Special Needs||3|
|SPED 609||Technology Applications for Special Needs||3|
|SPED 663||Collaborative-Consultative Inclusion Strategies||3|
|SPED 665||Mathematics for Special Needs||3|
|SPED 666||Reading for Special Needs||3|
|Select one of the following:|
|SPED 667||Elementary Content Methods||3|
|SPED 668||Secondary Content Methods||3|
|LE 622||Disciplinary Literacy||3|
|Culminating Practicum: Multicategorical Special Education
Additional Endorsement in Autism Spectrum Disorders
West Virginia permits individuals who are completing a program in Multicategorical Special Education K-6 or 5-Adult to elect to request an additional endorsement in Autism AFTER they are awarded their initial certification by completing 6 additional credits of coursework by completing 2 specialization courses in Autism.