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2010-2011 Graduate Catalog 
    
2010-2011 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master in Teaching with Special Education Endorsement


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The MIT with special education endorsement is for those who are not currently certified teachers, but who are interested in pursuing special education as a career. Students may complete both a Residency teaching certificate and the endorsement in special education through 6 quarters of full-time study. For further information, student should review the MIT with special education endorsement brochure, visit the MIT website or contact the special education program director. This option is only available to MIT students who enter in a spring cohort; students who enter in a fall MIT cohort are not eligible for the MIT with special education program.

Degree Requirements:


Minimum credits required for degree: (78)


MIT Additional Information


Certification


The university recommends a student who has successfully completed an approved program to the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction which issues the appropriate certificate.

Special Education Endorsement


Students completing the 60 credit MIT program may apply up to 6 credits towards an educational specialist degree or the endorsement-only special education graduate program at Seattle University by completing the following courses:

Reading Endorsement


Students completing the master in teaching program may apply up to 15 credits toward the post-master’s certificate/ literacy specialist prerequisites and required courses and the endorsement in reading by completing the following courses:

Prerequisites:


Required courses:


  • 4 credits of TEED 521  satisfy LITC 525  and the 1 credit elective.
  • MIT elective in Literacy (3 credits) can meet a literacy course requirement.

ELL Endorsement


Students completing the 25-credit ELL endorsement program at the School of Teaching English as a Second Language (S-TESL) may earn an ELL endorsement. The website for S-TESL is schooloftesl.com.

Three credits from the School of Teaching English as a Second Language (S-TESL), if taken for graduate status, may be counted for the 3-credit MIT elective. In addition, six credits from the MIT program (3 credits of TEED 512  and 3 credits of TEED 521 /TEED 522 ) may be transferred into the ELL endorsement program. Contact the S-TESL Director for further information regarding the ELL endorsement program.

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