High Incidence Disabilities

Master of Education in Special Education - Concentration in High Incidence Disabilities

The Master's Degree in Special Education with concentration in High Incidence Disabilities provides high quality preparation in the identification of, and educational programming for, students with high incidence disabilities; specifically, learning disabilities and/or emotional/behavioral disorders. Emphasis is on characteristics of students with high incidence disabilities, academic and behavioral assessment, and academic and behavioral programming. Graduates will be equipped as master teachers or instructional/intervention specialists and will be well-versed in collaboration with community agencies. This degree concentration requires a minimum of 33 hours of coursework. Those without a Texas special education teacher certificate may work to obtain one simultaneously by enrolling in the IMPACT certification program, in which case coursework will count toward the degree and the certification, simultaneously.

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For questions on specific course requirements of this program, potential students may also contact Dr. Mary Estes (Mary.Estes@unt.edu).