Open only to educators/professionals living and working overseas.It does not have any attachments such as licensure.

The Master of Education with a concentration in Special
Education prepares the overseas teacher to teach students with
Moderate Disabilities.

Admission Requirements

  1. The applicant must have earned a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  2. The applicant should have a preferred quality point average of at least 2.7 on a 4.0 scale.
  3. The applicant must submit satisfactory scores on the
    Graduate Record Examination General Test.

Degree Requirements
The degree requires successful completion of twelve (12)
courses. An oral comprehensive examination is required of
all students as the culminating experience. A professional
portfolio must be completed and presented prior to the oral
comprehensive examination as part of the degree program. The
exam is taken during the student’s final semester of study.

Education Core Courses (3)
EDUC 991 Philosophy of Education and Teaching Practice
EDUC 998 Language Development and Communication
EDUC 999 Research and Evaluation

Concentration Courses (8)
LTRC 907 Philosophy of Education and Teaching Practice
LTRC 930 Literacy Instruction for Diverse Learners
SPED 937 Connecting Mathematical Concepts and Teaching
SPED 956 Curriculum Development and Modification
SPED 960 Assessment of Learning Problems
SPED 962 Developmental Patterns of Children with Special Needs
SPED 963 Behavior and Classroom Management
SPED 964 Collaborative Educational Planning

Elective Course (1)
All students must select an elective course from an academic
content area

Framingham State University

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Framingham, MA 01701-9101


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