Share page: 


Graduate Program


Name: Dr. Alice Sagehorn
Phone: 620-235-4499

Special Education Teaching - K-12 High/Low Incidence Special Education

The Department of Teaching and Leadership offers a Master of Science degree with a major in Special Education Teaching. Curricular offered within the degree: High Incidence/Low Incidence Special Education K-6, 6-12 . Applicants must already have a valid teaching license/certificate to be eligible for admission. This program will result in an endorsement matching the emphasis chosen.

Emphasis Areas

Emphasis areas include:

  • High/Low Incidence Special Education K-6, 6-12

Program Outline

Options available for the degree include:

  • Option I: Thesis
    • This option is designed to prepare students for a doctoral program, for advanced professional careers, or for students wanting to complete an in-depth research experience.
  • Option II: Research Problem
    • This option is designed to provide a research experience that can include a specific problem, creative and aesthetic efforts such as performances, exhibits, or creative programs, or an internship.

Required Courses

Admission Requirements

Admission to this graduate degree program requires:

  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • Teaching license
  • Two recommendation letters from superintendent, principal, special education director or supervisor