Special Education

The Lake Erie College Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Special Education program is designed to meet the needs of teachers who focus on specialized learning.

According to long term projections, cited by Projections Central,  the need for special education teachers will increase 10% nationally by the year 2026. LEC's Master of Education in Special Education program is designed to meet the professional development needs of working teachers. All courses in this two-year program are available completely online and run every 7 weeks, allowing you to focus on most courses one at a time. The program is designed to help extend knowledge for teachers who hold a special education license and bachelors degree in special education.

All courses in this two-year program are available completely online and run every seven weeks, allowing you to focus on most courses one at a time.

Completely On-Line Program

Course work is aligned to the Council for Exceptional Children Advanced Preparation Standards and provides teachers the opportunity to increase their expertise in the field of special education.


Core MED Courses (11 Credits)

EDM500 Research for the Professional Educator (3 credits)

EDM501 Contemporary Issues in American Education (3 credits)

EDM517 Models of Effective Teaching and Planning (3 Credits)

EDM565 Educational Research Seminar (2 credits)

Special Education Concentration Courses (21 Credits)

EMS 530 Applying Universal Design for Learning to the Content Areas (3 Credits) 

EMS 531 Evidenced Based Practice (3 Credits)

EMS 532 Behavior Assessment and Supports (3 Credits)

EMS 533 Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Classroom (3 Credits) 

EMS 534 Special Education Law and Procedures (3 Credits) 

EMS 535 Technology in Special Education (3 Credits) 

Elective can be chosen from any other Masters Level course in the Ed. Dept. (3 Credits)

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Meet the Faculty:

Katie Krammer

Associate Professor of Special Education

1 (440) 375-7381

ckrammer@lec.edu

School of Education

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