Master of Science in Childhood Special Education (Non-Certification) - Alliance University


The Graduate Division of the School of Education is committed to prepare candidates with practiced, research-based methodology that is character based, integrating the historical evangelical Christian tradition of the college, so they are ready to enter the inclusive classroom. To fulfill these values, the unit is committed to the preparation of professional educators who are capable of working effectively with diverse populations in a constantly changing global community.

Coursework Prerequisites: 

Hold a successfully completed Bachelor’s degree

Application Deadlines: 

Fall: August 1
Spring: December 1
Summer: April 1

At a Glance

Award: Master of Science

Certification: None
Credits: 30
School Accreditation:  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
Career Path: For persons preparing to teach special education grades 1-6 in private or parochial school settings, agencies or overseas.
Start Semester: Fall or Spring
Campus Location:  Online
Coursework Prerequisites: Hold a successfully completed Bachelor’s degree

Suggested Program Plan

EDG 532 Exceptional Child-3
EDG 732 Field for Exceptional-0
EDG 530 Inclusive Educ-3
EDG 730 Field for Inclusive Ed-0
EDG 512 Character Education-3

EDG 533 High Incidence Disabilities-3
EDG 733 Field High Incidence-0
EDG 534 Autism/Low Incidence-3
EDG 734 Field Autism-0
EDG 500 Educational Research-3
EDG 547 Health Issues-1

EDG 545 Literacy-3
EDG 745 Field Literacy-0
EDG 652 Teaching ELL’s-3

EDG 536 Behavior Management-3
EDG 736 Field Behavior Management-0
EDG 619 Practicum 3
EDG 654 Assessment Eval IEP-3
EDG 675 Comprehensive Exam-3

Admissions Contact:

Shelda Francois
MSEd Admissions Counselor
Nyack College
2 Washington Street
New York, NY, 10004
Cell: (929) 332 4352