Special Education - Professional Development Emphasis Requirements (MSE)

The MSE in Special Education with an emphasis in Professional Development is designed for currently licensed teachers or professionals in related fields who wish advanced knowledge in special education. Potential areas of study include: Autism Specialist, Transition Specialist (both areas lead to Graduate Certificates), addition of LD, CD, or EBD to current special education, cross categorical license. Students interested in adding ECSE may require additional hours beyond the MSE program.

Admission to Program Requirements

Students must meet the admission requirements outlined in the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Graduate Catalog. No additional requirements are set by the Department of Special Education.

SPECED 700LEGAL FOUNDATIONS OF SPECIAL EDUCATION3
SPECED 701ADVANCED METHODOLOGY AND PRACTICES IN SPECIAL EDUCATION3
SPECED 702REFLECTIVE PRACTICE AND ACTION RESEARCH3
SPECED 703PROMOTING REFORM THROUGH COLLABORATIVE LEADERSHIP3
SPECED 704APPLIED FIELD ACTION RESEARCH IN SPECIAL EDUCATION3
SPECED 705PROFESSIONAL PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT IN SPECIAL EDUCATION3
EDFOUND 740TECHNIQUES OF RESEARCH3
SPECED 785CURRENT TOPICS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION: PRE-INSTITUTE1
SPECED 786CURRENT TOPICS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION: INSTITUTE1
SPECED 787CURRENT ISSUES IN SPECIAL EDUCATION: POST INSTITUTE1
Electives to 36 credit total for MSE in Special Education Professional Development12
Total Units36