Master of Education in Special Education with Concentration in Assistive TechnologyMajor: SPE
Degree Awarded: MED
Program Webpage: http://louisville.edu/education/degrees/med-se-at
Admission Requirements: Baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution, two letters of recommendation, minimum combined score of 800 on the GRE, 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 hours)|
|EDSP 644 Applied Behavior Analysis||3|
|EDSP 639 Research Analysis in Special Education||3|
|EDSP 669 Single Subject Research Methods and Designs||3|
|Advocacy: (Professional Leader) (6 hours)|
|EDSP 597 Seminar in Special Education: Issues in Special Education||3|
|EDSP 627 Applications of Assistive Technology||3|
|Action (Problem Solver) (3 hours)|
|EDSP 668 Assistive Technologies Seminar||3|
|Midpoint Assessment: Completion of ½ of Experienced Teacher Standards, with ¾ of indicators for each standard|
|Area of Emphasis (18 hours)|
|EDSP 663 Low Tech Assistive Technologies||3|
|EDSP 664 Assistive Technology: Computer Access and Switches and Toys||3|
|EDSP 661 Assistive Technology: Assessment Data Collection and Decision-Making||3|
|EDSP 665 Assistive Technology: Multimedia and the Classroom Integration||3|
|EDSP 632 Assistive Technology: Implementation into the General Education Curriculum||3|
|Choose one from the following. (3 hours)|
|EDSP 618 Instructional Technology for Students with Special Needs||3|
|EDSP 646 Augmentative Communication||3|
|EDSP 672 Autism: Collaboration and Technology||3|
|Minimum total hours||36|
Exit Requirements: Portfolio (All ETS standards and ¾ of indicators for each standard) or Master’s Thesis (EDSP 699)
- Minimum of 18 hours in 600-level courses is required.
- Transfer credit must be officially accepted by the advisor (maximum of 6 hours) – final acceptance is dependent upon receipt of official transcripts.
- A maximum of 6 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”.
Chair Special Education Department
Assistant Chair Special Education Department