Contact the M.S. in Special Education Program

Program Director: Susan Hildenbrand
Email: shildenbrand@sjfc.edu
Office: RCW 108
Phone: (585) 385-7297

M.S. in Special Education

The Master of Science in Special Education provides a quality educational experience that will prepare you for a distinguished career in special education, including leadership roles in schools and communities.

The program develops the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that you'll need as a special educator in order to effectively teach all students, including those with exceptional learning needs.

Program Options

Master's Degree Programs to Become a Teacher

For students who have a bachelor's degree and want to become teachers.

Childhood and Special Education
Dual Initial Certification

Adolescence and Special Education
Dual Initial Certification, Grades 7-12

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  • French
  • Social Studies
  • Spanish

Master's Degree Programs for Current Teachers

For students already classroom certified (initially or permanently) and looking for additional teaching certifications.

Special Education (Grades 1-6)
Requires initial or provisional Childhood certification

Special Education (Grades 7-12)
Requires initial or provisional Adolescence certification


Advanced Certification Programs for Current Teachers

For students already classroom certified (initially or permanently) and looking for additional teaching certifications.

Special Education Advanced Certification (Grades 1-6)
Requires professional or permanent Childhood certification

Special Education Advanced Certification (Grades 7-12)
Requires professional or permanent Adolescence certification

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Special Education News

 

State of Education in New York Focus of First Friday Lecture

State of Education in New York Focus of First Friday Lecture

02/23/2016

The Common Core has been a topic of much conversation in New York State. Next month, two professors from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education—Dr. Jeff Liles and Dr. Michelle Erklenz-Watts—will discuss that and more during the First Friday Lecture series. The event, which begins with mass and breakfast at 9 a.m., takes place at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 4, in the Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center Board Room. Read More

 

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