Argosy University Programs

Teaching & Learning: Special Education
Master of Arts in Education

MAEd, Teaching & Learning: Special Education

Program Information

The Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) in Teaching and Learning: Special Education degree program at Argosy University, Salt Lake City is a 30-credit program intended to prepare educators who work in the P-12 setting as change agents who engage actively in their communities, using appropriate pedagogy and technology to foster the development of global citizens. Students enrolled in this program will complete a four-course sequence designed to strengthen educators’ knowledge and skills when working with students with special learning needs.

Program Learning Outcomes


Program Outcome One: Commitment to Student Learning
1.a Apply developmentally appropriate practices regarding individual academic and sociocultural differences for optimal student learning.

Program Outcome Two: Knowledge of Pedagogy
2.a Identify, discriminate, select, and apply relevant research method(s) to plan, implement and evaluate curricular and instructional practices that support improved teaching and learning.
2.b Use data to guide school improvement efforts, implementation, assessment, and resource allocation.

Program Outcome Three: Facilitation of Classroom Instruction and Environment
3.a Develop appropriate strategies to create a positive and engaging learning environment.

Program Outcome Four: Self-Assessment
4.a Develop personal and professional development plans using self-assessment processes to think systematically from practice and learn from experience.

Program Outcome Five: Collaboration with Community
5.a Work collaboratively with various constituencies to develop local and global perspectives to further educational success and productive citizenship.

Program Outcome Six: Knowledge of Content and Pedagogy — Special Education
6.a Apply current policies, research, trends in Special Education to adapt teaching strategies and assessment in the general education classroom.

This program DOES NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any state in the United States. These programs are designed to enhance the skills and knowledge of students who are already certified, licensed or endorsed and for students who are interested in pursuing these degrees for reasons other than obtaining teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement. Additionally, the credits earned through participating in these programs offered by Argosy University are unlikely to be transferable to any other similar program that is approved for teacher or administrator certification, licensure or endorsement in any State.

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Enhance your career potential by enrolling in the Argosy University, Salt Lake City master’s degree in Teaching & Learning: Special Education program. You can learn more about specific financial aid programs (available to those who qualify) on our Financial Aid & Scholarships pages, or by contacting us to request more information.

This degree program is also offered at other Argosy University Locations

DISCLAIMER(S)

Only the MAED in Educational Administration, the EdS in Initial Educational Administration, and the EdD in Initial Educational Administration are approved by the Utah State Office of Education to lead to school administrator licensure upon completion of all program and state requirements.

This program DOES NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any state in the United States. These programs are designed to enhance the skills and knowledge of students who are already certified, licensed or endorsed and for students who are interested in pursuing these degrees for reasons other than obtaining teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement. Additionally, the credits earned through participating in these programs offered by Argosy University are unlikely to be transferable to any other similar program that is approved for teacher or administrator certification, licensure or endorsement in any State.

The EdS and EdD in Advanced Educational Administration DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides.

The programs offered through Argosy University Online Programs DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides.

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