All children are special. So are the teachers who take children with learning disabilities under their wing. Xavier's master's program provides the educational theory and coursework needed to fully prepare licensed Special Education teachers, so that all children of every grade level get the education they need and deserve.
of Xavier's teaching licensure students pass their state exams (as of 2013).
The Department of Secondary and Special Education is the most popular of Xavier's education programs, but with about 700 students overall, it's still small enough to guarantee personal attention.
The master's program in Special Education requires 30 credit hours of coursework, consisting of 9 credit hours of core and 21 credit hours of approved courses for the Special Education concentration.
All students seeking licensure in Special Education experience at least 15 weeks in supervised student teaching in local classrooms.
Core education courses are offered at five Cincinnati area locations, making it even easier for students to take courses. The locations include:
median pay for special education teachers (Bureau of Labor Statistics 2012).
number of states recognizing Ohio's teacher licensure earned through Xavier.
of students are offered academic advising for the graduate education and licensure programs.