College of Education and Human Services

M.A., Special Education with a concentration in Instructional Design (36 credits)

Required Courses 21 credits

Course Code
Course Name
EDST 6441Serving Diverse Learners I: Foundations, Special Education Laws and Impact on Schools & Families 3
EDST 6442Serving Diverse Learners II:  Psychological Foundations, Disabilities, Accommodations, Transitions & Community Resources 3
EDST 6446Assessment for Special Education & Diverse Learners 3 3
EDST 6307Integrating Curriculum and Technology in the Inclusive Classroom* 3
EDST 6445Creating an Environment for Diverse Learners: Curriculum, Strategies, Tools, & Materials 3
EDST 6440Behavioral Disorders: Theory, Treatment & Classroom Mgmt 3
EDST 6444Autism Spectrum Disorders: Theory, Treatment, and Practice 3

Instructional Design concentration

 Course  Code
 Course Name
EDST 6216Digital Research & Information Literacy* 3
EDST 6304Production of Instructional Resources I**  3
EDST 6305Production of Instructional Resources II**  3
EDST 6344Seminar: Social, Ethical, Legal Issues in Technology  3
EDST 6306Instructional Design (Capstone final course)***  3

* EDST6216 should be taken during your first semester of Master's courses.
** Do not take during the same semester as EDST6306.
*** EDST6306  - Capstone Course  - must be taken your last semester and may not be combined with more than one course during that semester, including summer.
Production of Instructional Resources I, II, and III may be taken in any sequence. No prerequisite skills required.
If you have taken any of these courses at SHU within the last 5 years you do not have to repeat the course.

Students must take at least 15 credits at Seton Hall to receive the state endorsement.

Program Director:
Diana Minakakis

(973) 275-2824

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