Special Education Specialization

Special Education teacher

Special Education Endorsement Requirements

Core Requirements – (15 hours; must be completed through George Fox)

  • MEDU 543 Ethical Perspectives in Educational Leadership – 3 credit hours
  • MEDU 510 Foundations of Educational Practice – 2 credit hours
  • MEDU 530 Overview of Qualitative & Quantitative Research Methodology – 3 credit hours
  • MEDU 520 Curriculum & Assessment – 3 credit hours
  • MEDU 540 Action Research I – 2 credit hours
  • MEDU 541 Action Research II – 2 credit hours

Special Education Endorsement (25 hours)

  • SPED 501 Theory, Foundations & Ethics for Special Educators – 2 credit hours
  • SPED 511 Developmental Psychology & Learning Theory – 2 credit hours
  • SPED 512 Structures for Teaching & Learning: Academic – 3 credit hours
  • SPED 513 Structures for Teaching & Learning: Functional – 3 credit hours
  • SPED 521 Assessment & Evaluation – 3 credit hours
  • SPED 524 Assistive Technology & Specialized Support – 1 credit hour
  • SPED 531 Case Management – 2 credit hours
  • SPED 550 Behavior Support & Classroom Management – 2 credit hours
  • SPED 552 Community Supports & Traditional Programs – 2 credit hours
  • SPED 576 Practicum (Mild to Moderate) – 3 credit hours
  • SPED 577 Practicum (Moderate to Severe) – 2 credit hours


Linda WarbergProgram Contact:
Linda Warberg, MS
Director, Special Education Endorsement Program

Telephone: 503-554-6120
E-mail: lwarberg@georgefox.edu


Admission Information:

Photo of Kipp Wilfong Kipp Wilfong
Graduate Admissions Counselor
Telephone: 503-554-6027
E-mail: kwilfong@georgefox.edu