This program prepares candidates to teach children and conduct educational assessments in K-12 learning environments. The Preliminary Education Specialist - Mild/Moderate and Moderate/Severe Credentials focus on individuals with varying levels of intellectual limitations, autism, other health impairments, mild emotional disturbances, and multiple disabilities.
This program is designed to help students develop the skills necessary to become a mentor, curriculum leader or college instructor in teacher preparation programs. The Master of Arts in Education with an emphasis in Teaching and Learning will provide students with a global perspective on the purposes of education and apply learning theories to educational settings and to curriculum design. Graduates will be able to effectively evaluate, use and generate research to move the field of education forward.