Special Education, Concentration in Learning Behavior Disorders P-12, Alternative Certification (MAT)
Candidates who meet the following criteria may be eligible to apply to the Master of Arts in Teaching program:
- Complete graduate application. This should be completed three to four weeks prior to the application deadline.
- Bachelor's Degree from Accredited College or University with a Minimum 2.75 Grade Point Average (official transcripts required)
- Grade of C or better in ENGL 102, or equivalent
- Grade of C or better in oral communication course
- Professional Writing Requirements
- Three Letters of Recommendation
- Acceptable interview
- Signed Professional Code of Ethics/Technology User Agreement/Statement of Understanding of Admissions Guidelines
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Admission is competitive. Candidates who meet minimum academic requirements are not guaranteed admission to the program.
Alternative Route in Special Education, Concentration in Moderate/Severe Disabilities P-12 (MAT)
|EDSP 540||Introduction to Exceptional Children||3|
|EDSP 675||Characteristics, Needs, and Respones to Students with EBD||3|
|EDSP 512||Methods for Students with Learning and Behavior Disorders||3|
|EDSP 516||Assessment Procedures for Students with Learning & Behavior Disorders||3|
|EDSP 644||Applied Behavior Analysis||3|
|EDSP 518||Teaching Reading Special Education P-12||3|
|EDSP 647||Teaching Mathematics to Students with Disabilities||3|
|EDSP 614||Transition Programs and Services for Children and Youth with Disabilities||3|
|EDSP 645||Learning and Behavior Disorders Practicum||3|
|EDSP 510||Legal Issues in Special Education||3|
|Minimum Total Hours||30|
Midpoint Assessment: Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, grade no lower than B-minus in all coursework; Exemplary or Target performance on all Hallmark Assessment Tasks to date (including EDSP 512, EDSP 516, and EDSP 644); Exemplary or Target performance on all rubrics; positive recommendation from the Special Education Program Committee.
Exit Assessment: Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; no grade lower than B-minus in all coursework; Exemplary or Target performance on all Hallmark Assessment Tasks; Exemplary or Target performance on all rubrics; positive recommendation from the Special Education Program Committee.
Certification Assessment: Exemplary or Target dispositions assessment; no grade lower than B-minus in all coursework; passing scores on PRAXIS exams; positive recommendation from the Special Education Program Committee.
Degree Candidacy: Students not enrolled during the semester in which they intend to graduate must register for degree candidacy as outlined in Academic Policies, Procedures, and Requirements.
Praxis Disclaimer: Teacher certification requirements are subject to change. Before registering for certification test(s), please refer to the Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) website at epsb.ky.gov/ or ets.org/praxis/ky for current requirements.