The purposes of the Master of Education in Special Education are to:
Prepare highly qualified and effective teachers for Louisiana's PK-12 schools.
Provide candidates with opportunities to develop pedagogical content knowledge, content
knowledge in their area(s) of certification, and competencies reflecting the knowledge,
skills, and dispositions to reach their full potential.
Develop candidates' capabilities to provide professional services and leadership in
schools, school districts, and professional organizations.
Offer curriculum and instruction for earning a Master's degree that is guided by the
high standards of the College of Education and Human Development Conceptual Framework
and other state and national standards.
Provide intensive study in candidates' selected area of concentration.
Enhance the candidate's potential for serving students, parents, colleagues, and others
in the educational community.