Alternative Initial Teacher Licensure, Post-Baccalaureate Alternative Initial Teacher Licensure (PAIL)
For information regarding deadlines and requirements for admission, please see the Guide to Graduate Admissions.
In addition to the application materials required by the Graduate School, applicants must submit a resume and Personal Statement of goals, past experience and unique skills.
Students who wish to transition into the M.Ed. program must submit a new application for the M.Ed. to The Graduate School. It is the students’ responsibility to initiate the process and review it with their advisor. It is recommended that the student take the GRE within the first 6 credits of study to guarantee a timelier processing of their application package. Students must maintain a GPA of 3.0.
Required: 21 credit hours
|Special Education: General Curriculum (21 credits)|
|SES 540||Introduction to Special Education||3|
|SES 641||Assessment in Special Education||3|
|SES 642||Reading Instruction||3|
|SES 652||Writing Instruction||3|
|SES 656||Math and Science Instruction||3|
|SES 659||Behavior Management||3|
|SES 661||Student Teaching: Special Education||3|
|Total Credit Hours||21|
PAIL with M.Ed. in Special Education General Curriculum
Courses listed in General Curriculum plus the following 18 credits:
|ERM 604||Methods of Educational Research||3|
|SES 643||Special Education Trends/Issues||3|
|SES 647||Collaboration and Leadership||3|
|SES 649 (COURSE INACTIVE)||3|
|SES 658||Positive Behavior Supports||3|
|SES 660 (COURSE INACTIVE)||3|
|Total Credit Hours||18|