Teaching (M.A.T.) - Special Education (45 hrs.)

Teaching (M.A.T.) - Special Education (45 hrs.)

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2019 through summer 2020. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

After completion of the required program coursework (including student teaching), content competencies (if applicable), and the passing of licensure tests, the graduate of this program would be eligible for a VA state teaching license.

Initial Education Core
EDUC 500Learning Theory3
EDUC 504Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education3
EDUC 521Foundations of Exceptionality3
EDUC 606Tests and Measurements3
Special Education Cognate
EDUC 524Collaborating for Successful Inclusive Classrooms3
EDUC 525Collaborating for Successful Transitions3
EDUC 622Educational Assessment and Intervention3
EDUC 623Principles of Behavior Management3
Education Elective Courses
Education Elective 13
Education Elective 13
Education Elective 13
Professional Courses
EDSP 688Practicum in Special Education II: External0
EDUC 530Teaching Mathematics3
EDUC 554Reading and Language Acquisition 2,33
EDUC 571Curriculum Fundamentals 4,53
EDUC 588Practicum in Education I: External0
EDUC 59_Student Teaching 2,4,63
Total Hours45

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 45 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than two grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

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