Master of Arts in Teaching: Special Education Licensure

Master of Arts in Teaching: Special Education Licensure
The Master of Arts in Teaching licensure in special education for K-12 is a 52-credit program that provides students the opportunity to develop skills in practice, theory, scholarship and communication as applied to the special education learner, and to meet state licensure requirements.

In addition to the courses listed below, students must complete additional licensure requirements.

MAT Special Education Courses*
EDUC 600 Introduction to the Master’s Degree (1)
EDUC 601 Historical/Social Foundations Ed (3)
EDUC 602 Psychological Foundations in Education (3)
EDUC 603 Child Development and Ed (3)
EDUC 605 SPED: K-12 Math Methods (3)
EDUC 607 SPED: K-12 Language Arts Methods (3)
EDUC 642 Literacy in Content Areas (3)
EDUC 643 Hawaiian Culture & Language (3)
EDUC 650 Managing School Environments (3)
EDUC 652 Multicultural Education (3)
EDUC 660 Intro. to Exceptional Children (3)
EDUC 662 SPED: Assessment, Planning & Computer Technologies (3)
EDUC 665 SPED: Mild/Moderate Disabilities (3)
EDUC 688 Teaching Seminar – Special Education (3)
EDUC 689 SPED: Student Teaching ** (6)
Recommend for Licensure, 46 credits
EDUC 640 Educational Technology (3)
EDUC 790 Issues of Peace, Social Justice, & Educational Reform
MAT SPED, 52 credits
*For other requirements, see Additional Licensure Requirements.
**Teacher candidates must pass the Praxis II (Subject Assessment) prior to student teaching application due date