Offered by Department of Educational Administration

Supervisor of Special Education
Master of Arts in Education Degree

This program is offered online only.

This program leading to an Administrative and Supervisory Certificate is designed to provide the necessary background to serve as a Supervisor of Special Education.

MAE in Supervisor of Special Education = 36 hours

  1. Foundations (6 hours required)
    • Appropriate courses will be selected with the consent of the advisor in the Educational Administration Department. A course in research methods must be included.
  2. Educational Administration (15 hours required)
    • Take all of the following:
      • EDAD 848, Curriculum Planning - 3 hours
      • EDAD 851, Human Resource Management - 3 hours
      • EDAD 854, Introduction to Educational Administration - 3 hours
      • EDAD 855, Supervision of Instruction - 3 hours
      • EDAD 956, School/Community Relations - 3 hours
  3. Special Education (15 hours required)
    • Take:
      • EDAD 842P, Administration of Special Education - 3 hours

Admission to the Program

Admission criteria are essentially the same as for admission to other programs in Educational Administration. In addition, the candidate must hold a currently valid endorsement in special education, with two years of experience as a special education teacher. Noncertification program candidates do not require endorsements. In addition to the recommendation for graduate work, the candidate must have strong recommendations from his/her superintendent and immediate supervisor supporting the applicant's candidacy for the specific role of supervisor.

The candidate also must meet all other academic requirements for admission to the Master of Arts in Education Degree with a major in Educational Administration. The Educational Administration Department requires a common core of competencies for content area supervisors.

See Educational Administration Program Information and Admission Requirements for more information about the program.

14 Jul 2011