The M.S. program in Inclusive Special Education (Grades 1-6) prepares graduates to work with children and adolescents with disabilities, and ensure their right to a meaningful education in a general education setting.
This program in the Department of Teaching and Leadership provides students with a background in childhood or elementary education with the tools to assess student and understand needs, develop instruction that incorporates multiple learning styles, understand multicultural perspectives, and ultimately help all children succeed. This program meets the academic requirements for initial and professional New York State teacher certification in Students with Disabilities (grades 1-6); existing initial certification in Childhood Education (Grades 1-6) is required.
Our graduates are in K-12 schools and other youth contexts including: