Special education emphasis, M.Ed./M.S.

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The School of Education and Division of Teaching, Learning, Leadership and Policy offer an M.Ed. and M.S. in Education with a special education emphasis. The M.Ed. is a 30-credit degree designed to support the professional practice of in-service teachers. The M.S. is a 30-credit degree designed for students who want to develop skills as educational researchers.

Faculty expertise includes academic interventions for students with emotional disorders, classroom management and behavioral interventions, postsecondary transition, progress monitoring in mathematics, reading and literacy, special education law and policy, and technology and special education. Special education faculty often collaborate in grant funded research (e.g. NSF and IES) with colleagues in the SOE, across campus, and nationally.

Last updated Sep 2020

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Welcome to the School of Education The School of Education (SOE) prepares elementary, middle school, and high school teachers, school and district leaders, student affairs professionals, community col ... Read More

Welcome to the School of Education The School of Education (SOE) prepares elementary, middle school, and high school teachers, school and district leaders, student affairs professionals, community college and university leaders, and educational researchers who work across the P-20 continuum to support equitable learning opportunities for all students. The SOE community is grounded in a belief that public education is a cornerstone of a healthy, vibrant, and just society. Graduates of our programs gain the knowledge, skills and dispositions to be educators of excellence, making a difference in the lives of children, youth, and adults in Iowa, the nation, and the world. Join us in making a difference! Read less