Jun 20, 2024  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Educational Specialist/Special Education

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Admission Requirements

  • Application for Graduate Admission with non-refundable $55 application fee. (Application fee waived for SU alumni.)
  • Master’s degree in a field of education from a regionally accredited college/university
  • Minimum GPA of 3.00 calculated from transcripts of all post-secondary educational institutions attended in the last 90 quarter/60 semester credits of the bachelor’s degree, including transfer credit earned during this time, and any post-baccalaureate course work. Applicants with less than a 3.00 GPA may apply but are required to submit official GRE or MAT scores by the application deadline. Scores must be from tests taken within the last five years to be considered official.
  • Copy of valid Washington State teaching certificate
  • Résumé reflecting at least one year of relevant work experience at the K-12 level
  • Two recommendations, including one from an immediate supervisor (preferably from teaching experience) and one from a previous academic advisor or professor, using College of Education forms
  • College of Education Self-Evaluation form

Degree Requirements:

I. Basic College of Education Requirements

6 credits, including:

Choose one of the following courses:

III. Literacy Requirements

6 credits, including:

IV. Electives

Choose nine credits from the following:

Minimum credits required for degree: (45)