MA in Leadership in Special Education - Exceptionalities

Special Education Department

Degrees offered

Master's

Campuses

Main Campus
Anne Arundel Community College
College of Southern Maryland (CSM)
Eastern Shore Higher Education Center (ESHEC)
Southern Maryland Higher Education Center (SMHEC)
University Center Northeastern Maryland (formerly the HEAT Center)

 

The Master of Arts in Leadership in Special Education – Exceptionalities provides an advanced Program of Study for educational professionals who aspire to become supervisors or administrators with the commitment and skills to be effective instructional leaders in inclusive school environments. Through advanced study in leadership, pedagogy and literacy, the Program requires the student to develop essential competencies in these areas as they pertain to diverse learners.

Curriculum

Required Courses

EDU-543   Reading, Analyzing and Interpreting Educational Research (3)

EDU-557   Leadership I Seminar (3)

EDU-567   Learning Theory and Practice (3)

EDU-569   Supervision: Empowering Teachers (3)

EDU-560   Legal Issues for Teachers and Administrators (3)

EDU-566   Technology for Instruction and Management (3)

EDU-563   Curriculum Development (3)

Elective Options (3)

SPE-518    Behavior is Language (3)

SPE-531    Autism and Asperger’s Disorders (3)

SPE-581   Evidence Based Practices to Support Students with Dysgraphia (3)

SPE-582   Evidence Based Practices to Support Students with Dyscalculia (3)

SPE-583   Evidence Based Practices to Support Students with Dyslexia (3)

SPE-650   Enhanced Structured Literacy Opportunities within the Learning Environment (3)