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Master of Education in Special Education (M.Ed.)

The program for the Master of Education in Special Education prepares special education teachers to effectively interact with a variety of students with intellectual disabilities in grades K-12. Special emphasis is placed on transition planning, curriculum implementation and assessment. Candidates have a choice to complete a thesis, product of learning or internship capstone experience. Completion of the degree program may lead to “M” level licensure in Adaptive Curriculum by passing the Praxis II exam.

The Education program coordinator is Dr. Sarah Vess; she can be reached at svess@highpoint.edu or 336.841.9614.  To learn more about Dr. Vess and the Education Graduate Faculty click here. For more information check out the School of Education website or download an informational brochure today!

Lauren Saul is the Education graduate staff liaison. If you would like to tour campus or have general admission questions, you may call Lauren at 336.841.9145 or email her at lsaul@highpoint.edu

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