Graduate Catalog 2014-15 
    
    Jul 16, 2019  
Graduate Catalog 2014-15 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education: Special Education (non-licensure) (MA)


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The Master of Arts in Education with an emphasis on Special Education is a course of study designed for educators who wish to strengthen their understanding of special education best practice.

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Option 1: Vermont Higher Education Collaborative (VTHEC) Licensure Courses


Castleton currently has a memorandum of understanding with the Vermont Higher Education Collaborative (VTHEC). Students complete the first 18 credits in special education through the Higher Education Collaborative Program and then submit those courses to the Vermont Licensure Board for their special education endorsement through the transcript/academic review process. Students can then come to Castleton where those 18 credits are accepted and blended into a Master's Degree in Special Education.

-Complete 18 credits in special education with the VTHEC


Total credits required: 36 cr


Option 2: Castleton Program with Core and Special Education Courses


Castleton offers graduate courses in special education that, once completed, can be submitted to the Vermont Licensure Board for the special education endorsement through the transcript/academic review process. Students complete a 36-credit program that includes both core courses and special education courses designed to address the knowledge and performance standards of the special education endorsement.

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