Special Education Endorsement Programs with Optional MS in Ed Degree (16 mo.) - Emotional Behavioral Disorders (K-12)
Walden University's Special Education Endorsement Program in Emotional/Behavioral Disorders (K-12) with an M.S. in Education with a specialization in Special Education is intended for licensed teachers who want to earn a special education endorsement and a master's degree within 16 months. Read more about this endorsement program here.
Official Program Name:
Special Education Endorsement Program in Emotional/Behavioral Disorders (K-12) with an M.S. in Education with a specialization in Special Education
School Offering Program:
Endorsement with Master's
Walden University's Special Education Endorsement Program in Emotional/Behavioral Disorders (K-12) with an M.S. in Education with a specialization in Special Education is designed for licensed teachers who want to learn how to address emotional/behavioral disorders in the classroom. The program incorporates the standards of the Council for Exceptional Children and the Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium. While enrolled in the program, students examine characteristics of people with emotional/behavioral disorders and learn how to address learning needs. Students also get the opportunity to participate in supervised field work prior to graduation.
Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, www.ncahlc.org.
Estimated Program Length:
16 months: Time to completion for this program varies by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. Personalized estimates of time to completion can be discussed with Walden University enrollment advisors.
Total Credits Required:
33 semester credit hours
Financial Aid Available:
Walden University offers a number of financial aid opportunities including scholarships, fellowships, and employer tuition reimbursement for those who qualify. Enrollment advisors can also assist with federal aid, private loans, veteran benefits, and other opportunities.
Courses for a Special Education Endorsement Program in Emotional/Behavioral Disorders (K-12) with an M.S. in Education with a Specialization in Special Education:
Degree program curriculum and credits are subject to change. Contact Walden University for the most current information before enrolling in a program.
|Foundations of Special Education||3|
|Individualizing Education for Learners With Disabilities||3|
|Current Issues in Assessment and Intervention||3|
|Reading and Writing Instruction for Learners With Exceptionalities||3|
|Planning Positive Behavior Support Strategies||3|
|Instructional Strategies for Students With Emotional/Behavioral Disorders||3|
|Clinical Practicum: Special Education: Emotional/Behavioral Disorders||3|
MS in Education Courses
|Designing Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment||3|
|Action Research for Educators||3|
|Enhancing Learning Through Linguistic and Cultural Diversity||3|
|Creating an Effective Classroom Learning Environment||3|
Walden University's Special Education Endorsement Program with Optional MS in Ed Degree 16 mo - Emotional Behavioral Disorders K-12 prepares teachers to work with emotional/behavioral disorders. Teachers completing the program will learn how to develop an individualized education program and meet the specific challenges of special education teaching.
Careers that program graduates may seek include:
- Special Education Teacher
- Special Education Consultant
- Special Education Program Administrator
Walden offers both state-approved educator licensure programs as well as programs and courses that do not lead to licensure or endorsements. Prospective students must review their state licensure requirements prior to enrolling.
Prospective Alabama students: Contact the Teacher Education and Certification Division of the Alabama State Department of Education at 1-334-242-9935 or www.alsde.edu to verify that these programs qualify for teacher certification, endorsement, and/or salary benefits.
Prospective Washington state students are advised to contact the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction at 1-360-725-6320 or firstname.lastname@example.org to determine whether Walden's programs in the field of education are approved for teacher certification or endorsements in Washington state. Additionally, teachers are advised to contact their individual school district as to whether this program may qualify for salary advancement.
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