College of Education

Education MS (Special Education)

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will explain and critique the impact of implicit and explicit bias and privilege on their choices of curriculum, materials, assessments and pedagogies.
  • Students will apply knowledge of anti-racist teaching and learning in planning and implementing fair, respectful, non-discriminatory and equitable, inclusive and humanizing learning environments for students with disabilities and their families.
  • Students will demonstrate skills necessary for investigating and applying anti-racist teaching practices, including advocating for equity at school, district, and community levels.
  • Students will demonstrate skills necessary for promoting the dismantling of systems of oppression by providing avenues for families and students to develop and understand intersecting social identities, providing tools that will allow them to become powerful self-advocates for equitable opportunities in order to gain independence and full engagement in society for persons with disabilities.
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of and competence with culturally and linguistically relevant teaching and learning strategies, including educational technologies, to create learning environments and activities that promote high-quality outcomes for students with disabilities.


*Retrieved from AMS February 16, 2024. For the most up-to-date information, please contact the program.