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Master of Education – Curriculum & Instruction: Special Education Leadership Specialization

Salem International University offers a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a Special Education Leadership Specialization for experienced K-12 teachers who want to improve the quality of special education instruction in their classrooms and schools.

Topics of Study – Curriculum & Instruction: Special Education Leadership Specialization

Our M.Ed. degree program consists of a seven-course core enhanced by five courses in the special education leadership specialization. Within the core, candidates develop the skills and knowledge they need to become advanced facilitators of learning in the 21st-Century classroom:

  • Curriculum Development
  • Analysis of Teaching
  • Assessment of Learning
  • Public School Finance and Administrative Applications
  • Instructional Leadership
  • Technology Competencies for Educational Leaders
  • Educational Research

In the special education leadership courses, students gain advanced knowledge of behavior management and instructional techniques for special education classrooms, including successful integration of technology. Additionally, they learn strategies for involving all levels of school personnel in the success of special education students:

  • Professional Development Leadership for Special Education
  • Group Dynamics of Education Stakeholders
  • Management of Student Behavior
  • Instructional Methods: Leadership for Differentiated Schools & Classrooms
  • School Law: Administrative Applications for Special Education

For more information, click here to review our Educational Leadership handbook.

Special Education M.Ed. Study Options

The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction – Special Education specialization is offered online. The accelerated program can be completed in as little as 12 months of continuous enrollment. Distance education (Online) course delivery allows you to connect with our learning community in a productive and meaningful way, while respecting your busy schedule.

Support Special Needs Learners with Salem

Help special education students succeed with Salem International University. Talk to an admissions advisor for more information about our Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Special Education Leadership today!

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