of Arts in Special Education -
Effective July 1, 2010
Each graduate student must demonstrate the ability to write English correctly and effectively. To assure that each graduate student has the required proficiency in written English, two distinct assessments are made by the major department: Level One and Level Two.
The Level One requirement must be met prior to admission.
I. Applicants will be required to submit evidence of one of the following as part of their application for admission to our M.S. in Communicative Disorders and M.A. in Special Education:
II. Applicants who do not meet this requirement will be denied admission, or, if all other areas of the application are strong, a faculty member may choose to file a petition with Graduate Studies to request conditional admission. If conditional admission is granted, the student will need to pass one of the tests listed above, or complete an English Writing course from an approved list that will be maintained by the department prior to filing for Advancement to Candidacy.
I. Communicative Disorders Master of Science students will be required to complete the following currently approved Culminating Experience:
Plan A (6 units):
II. Special Education Master of Arts students will be required to complete one of the following currently approved Culminating Experiences:
Option I (3 units):
Option II (3 units):
Option III (6 units):
Click here for information on how to sign-up for the master's written comprehensive exam.