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Master of Education in Special Education with Concentration in Orientation and Mobility

Major: SPE
Degree Awarded: MED
Unit: GE
Program Webpage: http://louisville.edu/education/degrees/med-se


Program Information

PROGRAM HAS BEEN SUSPENDED BY EDUCATION PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS BOARD; NO NEW APPLICANTS ARE BEING ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME

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, a copy of a Kentucky teaching certificate, and 2.75 cumulative grade point average.

Prerequisite to entry into the program:

EDSP 540  Intro to Exceptional Children 3


Curriculum


Inquiry (Critical Thinker) (9 hours) 
EDSP  644  Applied Behavior Analysis3
EDSP  639  Research Analysis in Special Education3
EDSP  669  Single Subject Research Methods and Designs3
Advocacy: (Professional Leader) (6 hours) 
EDSP  597  Seminar in Special Education: Issues in Special Education3
EDSP  627  Applications of Assistive Technology3
Action (Problem Solver) (3 hours) 
EDSP  631  Internship in Orientation and Mobility3

Midpoint Assessment: Completion of ½ of Orientation and Mobility Standards, with ¾ of indicators for each standard  

Area of Emphasis (At least 18 hours)  
EDSP  624  Characteristics and Needs of Students who are Blind and Visually Impaired3
EDSP  625  Standard English and Nemeth Braille Codes3
EDSP  620  Introduction to Orientation and Mobility3
EDSP  621  Advanced Methods in Orientation and Mobility I 
EDSP  622  Advanced Methods in Orientation and Mobility II3
EDSP  623  Foundations in O&M for Infants, Preschool and Multiply Impaired3
Minimum total hours 
EDSP  631  Internship in Orientation and Mobility3

Exit Requirements: Portfolio (All ETS standards and ¾ of indicators for each standards) or Master’s Thesis (EDSP 699)

Notes:
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".



Departmental Faculty


Debra Bauder

Associate Professor

Latricia Bronger

Instructor

Ginevra Courtade

Assistant Professor

Monica Delano

Assistant Professor

Nicole Fenty

Assistant Professor

Timothy Landrum
Associate Professor
Director Doctoral Program

Chair Special Education Department

Amy Lingo

Associate Professor

Rob Pennington

Assistant Professor

Terry Scott

Professor

Thomas Simmons
Associate Professor


Contact Information

Special Education, concentration in Orientation and Mobility – MEd. (Program has been suspended. No new applicants are being accepted at this time.)

Tom Simmons
(502)852-0569
 

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