Master of Education in Special Education with Concentration in Assistive Technology
Degree Awarded: MED
Program Webpage: http://louisville.edu/education/degrees/med-se-at
Admission Requirements: Admission to the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies; baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution; two letters of recommendation; minimum required score on the GRE of 147 Verbal and 142 Quantitative; Test of English as a Foreign Language required of all foreign students from countries in which English is not the native language; and 2.75 cumulative grade point average.
Prerequisite to entry into the program:
|EDSP 540 Introduction to Exceptional Children or equivalent||3|
|Inquiry (Critical Thinker) (9 credit hours)||9|
|EDSP 644 Applied Behavior Analysis|
|EDSP 639 Research Analysis in Special Education|
|EDSP 669 Single Subject Research Methods and Designs|
|Advocacy: (Professional Leader) (6 credit hours)||6|
|EDSP 652 Academic and Behavior Response to Intervention|
|EDSP 627 Applications of Assistive Technology|
|Action (Problem Solver) (3 credit hours)||3|
|EDSP 668 Assistive Technologies Seminar|
|Midpoint Assessment: Completion of ½ of Experienced Teacher Standards, with ¾ of indicators for each standard|
|Area of Emphasis (18 credit hours)||18|
|EDSP 663 Low Tech Assistive Technologies|
|EDSP 664 Assistive Technology: Computer Access and Switches and Toys|
|EDSP 672 Assistive Technology: Autism|
|EDSP 661 Assistive Technology: Assessment Data Collection and Decision-Making|
|EDSP 665 Assistive Technology: Multimedia and the Classroom Integration|
|EDSP 632 Assistive Technology: Universal Design for Learning|
|Minimum total credit hours:||36|
CARDS 6 (Exit Assessment): Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; grade no lower than B- in all coursework; satisfactory performance on all Hallmark Assessment Tasks as determined by advisor; scored exemplary or accomplished on Rubrics for Advanced Candidates (by instructor); positive recommendation from the Special Education Program Committee.
- Minimum of 18 credit hours in 600-level courses is required.
- Transfer credit must be officially accepted by the advisor (maximum of six (6) credit hours) – final acceptance is dependent upon receipt of official transcripts.
- A maximum of six (6) credit hours taken in non-degree status can be applied toward a master’s degree (upon approval of advisor).
- All courses must be completed within 6 years of admission to the program.
- To complete the program, students must have minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. No credit shall be accepted for carrying a grade lower than “C”.
Assistant Chair of Special Education Department
Director of Doctoral Program
Chair of Special Education Department
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Unit Effectiveness
Interim Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies