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MA in SPED

MASTER OF ARTS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION

The Master of Arts in Special Education provides opportunities for educators to experience professional and personal growth and development through a systematic approach to the description, assessment, planning of programs for exceptional children.

The program has a core of twelve (12) units in the foundation subjects, eighteen (18) units for the major subjects including field practice, six (6) units of electives and six (6) units for thesis writing.  During the last semester of the program, the student prepares a final assessment of growth that has taken place during the program of study.  A comprehensive examination that integrates all significant learning experiences has to be taken and an oral presentation and defense of the thesis must be done.

 

MASTER OF ARTS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION

FIRST YEAR
First Semester Second Semester
SUBJECT
CODE
SUBJECTS UNITS SUBJECT
CODE
SUBJECTS UNITS
MASPED1A Introduction to special education 3 MASPED 1B EDUCATIONAL THERAPY 3
MASPED1A(1) principles and practices of teaching special children 3 MASPED1B(1) ASSESSMENT & EVALUATION OF SPECIAL LEARNERS 3
MASPED1A(2) the behavioral child 3 MASPED1B(2) INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION 3
TOTAL UNITS 9 TOTAL UNITS 9
SUMMER  
SUBJECT
CODE
SUBJECTS UNITS  
MASPED1C EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH AND  STATISTICS 3  
MASPED1C(1) WOMEN STUDIES: A GENDER FAIR EDUCATION 3  
TOTAL UNITS 6  
SECOND YEAR
First Semester Second Semester
SUBJECT
CODE
SUBJECTS UNITS SUBJECT
CODE
SUBJECTS UNITS
MASPED2A CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOR SPECIAL CHILDREN 3 MASPED2B SUPERVISED FIELD EXPERIENCE IN SPECIAL EDUCATION 2 3
MASPED 2A(1) MULTI-CULTURAL  APPROACH/MAINSTREAM’G FOR EFFECTIVE  EDUCATION 3 TW2-MASPED THESIS WRITING 2 (MA-SPED) 3
MASPED 2A(2)) SUPERVISED FIELD EXPERIENCE IN SPECIAL EDUCAITON 1 3
TW1-MASPED THESIS WRITING 1 (MA-SPED) 3
TOTAL UNITS 12 TOTAL UNITS 6

Total No. of Units: 42

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Admissions criteria and requirements of the program are as follows:

      1. Completion of an undergraduate degree in Education (BSE, BSEEd) with twelve (12) units in Special Education.
      2. For graduates of other colleges and universities, at least two-year teaching experience or the eighteen (18) units requirement in Education (for non-BSE graduates) plus the following subjects in Special Education which are pre-requisites to the program:
        1. Overview of Special Education
        2. Principles and practices in Special Education
        3. Assessment and Evaluation of Exceptional Learners 1
        4. Extended Learning Through Art
      3. Submission of accomplished Application Form to Admissions/Registrar’s Office together with a certified true copy of the transcript of records or Transfer Credential/Honourable Dismissal if the applicant has started her/his graduates studies in another institution.
      4. SSC graduates who pass a qualifying examination and whose Cumulative Quality Point Average or CQPA is at least 3.0 in their major subjects and who do not have a grade lower than B in any major subject are granted automatic admission to the program.
      5. Graduates of comparable colleges or universities must meet the following requirements:
        1. A CQPA of not lower than 3.0 or its equivalent in major subjects;
        2. No grade lower than B in any major subjects;
        3. Must have passed the entrance examination:
        4. Recommendation by a former professor in home school and employer.

RETENTION REQUIREMENTS

St. Scholastica’s College Graduate School expects all its students to meet its academic requirements to stay their selected program of study.  Thus, applicants are expected to meet the following:

      1. A minimum of grade of B in all subjects or compliance with the program maintenance requirements;
      2. Interview by a panel of faculty members for those experiencing difficulties in meeting the program’s academic requirements.  Students having academic difficulties may be retained/delisted upon the recommendation of the panel.  Students may be put on academic probation for a semester.  Continued failure to comply with the academic requirements set by the Graduate School will mean automatic removal from the program.
      3. Students are discouraged from dropping/withdrawing a course to avoid delay in completing their program of study.