BS in Special Education
The College of Liberal Arts & Education offers two programs leading to endorsements in •Learning Disabilities •Emotionally Impaired/Behaviorally Disordered
Learning Disabilities is a field of Special Education which deals with children who have average or above average intelligence but who are not able to learn in conventional ways.
Emotionally Impaired/Behaviorally Disordered is a field of Special Education which deals with children who are unable to learn or to function due to emotional and or behavioral problems.
MA in Special Education
There are four (4) Master of Arts in Special Education offered at the University of Detroit Mercy. They are:
• MA in Special Education with LD endorsement (K-12)
• MA in Special Education with LD endorsement (K-12), with Elementary or Secondary Teacher Certification
• MA in Special Education with EI/BD endorsement (K-12)
• MA in Special Education with EI/BD endorsement (K-12), with Elementary or Secondary Teacher Certification
Click here to go to the Curriculum and Instruction webpage. http://liberalarts.udmercy.edu/programs/depts/education/grad/index.htm
MEET THE FACULTY:
Alan Grigg, Assistance Professor
Office: Reno Hall 213
Professor Alan Grigg teaches general education and Special Education content and method courses for the Emotionally/Behaviorally Disordered. He has extensive experience in teaching Special Education students for over thirty-two years. He joined the faculty in January 2010 after having taught as an adjunct for seven years. He received a B.A., M.A. from Eastern Michigan University in Special Education and earned a M.S. in Counseling Psychology in 2005 from Capella University. He is currently enrolled in the doctoral program at Walden University.