MHS in Child Protection with a concentration in Advocating for the Special Needs Child's Education
The master of human services in child protection with a concentration in advocating for the special needs child's education focuses on developing professionals with the knowledge and proficiency to identify the diverse natures of exceptional children in order to provide inclusive education, teach social and personal skills, and advocate for the proper education of special needs children. Course content is research based and infuses best practices in education.
Who should apply?
- Individuals working with special needs children within the social services, juvenile justice systems, and K-12 public and private school systems who wish to obtain graduate degrees and increase their expertise in their current field
- Individuals with bachelor's degrees who wish to obtain graduate degrees and increase their knowledge and skills with special needs children
- Completed admission application packet, including nonrefundable application fee made payable to Nova Southeastern University
- Official transcripts indicating conferral of a bachelor's degree by a regionally accredited institution (minimum 2.5 grade point average required)
- Official transcripts from all previously attended postsecondary institutions
- Three letters of recommendation
- Personal statement (essay) of 150-300 words
Convenient Delivery Options
Coursework for the advocating for the special needs child's education concentration
- Completion of all required courses
- Cumulative maintained grade point average of 3.0 or higher
- Completed application for degree