The Master of Education (M.Ed.) – Individualized Degree Plan (IDP) offers unique teacher training as it allows you to build your own master's degree in education and supports anyone in the education field who desires to become more knowledgeable of current best practices for educators, fundamental educational concepts and philosophy, general leadership in education, and the latest advances in technology from an educator's perspective.
The Master of Education Individualized Degree Plan with a concentration in Educational Therapy offers unique teacher training for a meaningful career in special education and is offered in partnership with the National Institute for Learning Development (NILD), providing both an M.Ed. in Educational Therapy and the working knowledge and certification needed to become a successful educational therapist. Due to the uniqueness of this partnership, the School of Education (SOE) and NILD offices coordinate with each other and communicate daily to ensure student success for a meaningful career in special education. At this time, graduate credit for NILD coursework is only offered through this degree-seeking program.
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Length: 32 credit hours. NILD Levels are completed each summer (one per summer). Remaining coursework may be completed in 12-18 months.
Format: Eight-week courses delivered entirely online combined with on-site NILD Levels I, II, & III. Students may begin the program in August, October, January, March, May or June.
Results: Master of Education degree with Educational Therapy Certificate
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Features: The School of Education offers a tuition discount to any NILD trained educator that applies to and is accepted into the M.Ed. Individualized Degree Plan with a concentration in Educational Therapy. Participants benefit from over 200 student contact hours and one-on-one practicum experiences in Levels I, II and III. Emphasis coursework taught by NILD Executive Director, Kathleen Hopkins. Learn more >>
The M.Ed. Individualized Degree Plan with a concentration in Educational Therapy provides the working knowledge and certification needed to become a successful educational therapist.