Biola University

13800 Biola Ave, La Mirada, CA 90639-0001

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Biola University offers an online Master of Arts degree in Teaching in Special Education. The completely online environment of this course provides to students increased flexibility and convenience of attending class during their free time. This degree is designed for those wanting a special education credential, or administrations and curriculum specialists who wish to advance their current skills.

This program provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to assist classroom teachers that serve special needs students. Students will take courses in three main areas; core coursework, special education program work, and a capstone experience. Students will take a variety of courses such as Writing Literature Reviews, Behavior and Classroom Management for Students with Special Needs, and Issues in Special Education, and a capstone course.

The capstone course involves students focusing on problems that may occur with students, classroom, or an educational institution. Students will need to design plans that may be implemented in the case of such issues. The action plans should also lead to performance-based improvement. In order to graduate, students need to acquire a minimum grade of a “B” in the capstone course. Biola University requires 30-credit hours in order to complete this program; most students finish the program in about 18 months.

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    Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

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