Students with Disabilities - All Grades(MSEd)
Department Co-Chairs: Kelly A. Harper, PhD and Marya Grande, PhD
Canisius University cannot determine whether completion of this program would be sufficient to meet licensure requirements outside of New York State for the intended occupation. We advise you to contact your state licensing board or appropriate licensing entity to determine whether the program meets requirements for Professional Licensure in the state where you are located or the state in which you intend to pursue licensure. Please contact the associate dean of your school if you have further questions.
Graduate students enrolled in initial certification programs must achieve a C or above in all course requirements and a B- or above in all graduate program coursework. Failure to meet these requirements will require repeating the course &/or completing additional coursework.
|SPE 580||Classroom Management||3|
|EDU 556||Assessment for Diverse Learners||3|
|SPE 631||Reading and Writing Process for Students with Learning and Behavioral Disorders (25 hour Field Exp )||3|
|SPE 640||Learning and Behavioral Disabilities (LBD); Etiology and Research Based Interventions||3|
|SPE 649||Transition Issues for Adolescents with Disabilities||3|
|SPE 650||Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders: Etiology & Educational Needs||3|
|SPE 652||Functional Curriculum for Students with Severe Disabilities and ASD (25 hour Field Exp)||3|
|EDU 615||Research Methods||3|
|EDCH 540||Learning and Development Birth to Grade 6 1||3|
|or EDAD 535||Learning and Human Development: Adolescence|
|SPE 692||Student Teaching||4.5|
Certification Requirements for Students with Disabilities (SWD) All Grades certification:
- Six credit hours in English
- Six credit hours in math
- Six credit hours in social studies
- Six credit hours in science
These courses may be taken before or concurrent with this graduate program.