A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.
Special education is a facet of teaching that focuses on delivering an appropriate education to children who struggle with mental, physical, emotional, or social delays. Special education teachers often must complete professional training and receive certification in both teaching and special education to work with students who have special needs.
There are several institutions for higher learning located throughout Puerto Rico, with The University of Puerto Rico being the oldest and largest. As a territory of the United States, citizens may have access to additional opportunities for education.
Top Master Programs in Special Education in Puerto Rico 2017/2018
Oriented teaching programs and curriculum development. The specialization in Curriculum and Instruction is designed for those who are certified teachers and have an active experience in the classroom. Graduates of these masters, develop research skills in the classroom, teamwork, use of technology and design and curriculum review and evaluation. [+]
This specialty is oriented to facilitate to the teacher of Special Education the tools that allow her/him to perform their functions effectively and efficiently in the classroom. In addition, the specialty at this level facilitates competing to her/him in the magisterial field for an associate teacher rank. [+]