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Graduate Program

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Name: Dr. Anne George
Phone: 620-235-6090
Email: ageorge@pittstate.edu

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), secondary with an emphasis in special education, is an online, innovative program for special education paraeducators who hold a BS or BA degree in a non-teaching content area and seek licensure to teach education in an adaptive, secondary setting.

To be eligible for the program, a candidate must have at least 1 year of experience as a paraeducator in a school district, be currently employed and remain employed as a paraeducator in a 6-12 adaptive setting for the duration of the program.

Program Outline


PSYCH 810 Advanced Educational Psychology 3
TCHL 839 Techniques for Teaching Secondary 3
TCHL 825 The Professional Semester Teacher - Initial Experience 3
SPED 745 Behavior Analysis and Management 3
READ 870 Developmental Reading Instruction 3
SPED 738 Characteristics of Students with Adaptive Learning Needs 3
SPED 750 Assessment in Special Education 3
SPED 780 Teaching Secondary Students with Adaptive Learning Needs 3
SPED 861 The Professional Special Educator 3
SPED 849 Partnerships with Families of Exceptional Children and Youth 3
SPED 761 Practicum I: Adaptive Learning Needs 3
SPED 744 Special Education Technology 3

Total Hours
36