M.A. in Childhood or Adolescence Special Education with an Annotation in Severe and Multiple Disabilities
St. Joseph’s College’s undergraduate child study program is regarded as one of the best in the region and our graduate programs in this popular discipline are no exception. The M.A. in Childhood or Adolescence Special Education with an Annotation in Severe and Multiple Disabilities - offered at both the Brooklyn and Long Island campuses - provides comprehensive graduate-level training in special education.
The 36-credit, part-time program implements theory and method in the classroom through essential fieldwork opportunities, which allow students to work directly with students receiving special education services and their families. Our students also apply the principles and theories of special education as they relate to the diagnosis, instruction and assessment of children with mild, moderate and severe disabilities.
Students that complete the program are eligible for the following certifications dependent on their initial certifications: Childhood Special Education and Students with Disabilities 7-12 Generalist with Content Specialist Extensions available in earth science, biology, chemistry, physics, social studies, mathematics, English and Spanish. Each certificate will have the Annotation in Severe and Multiple Disabilities.
St. Joseph’s College also offers 9 specialized credits for those already certified in special education wishing to earn the Annotation in Severe and Multiple Disabilities.