The Master of Arts in Multicategorical Special Education program faculty has identified decision points at which each candidate's performance is assessed to determine if appropriate knowledge, skills, and dispositions are evident in candidate work. These decision points are referred to as gateways. Positive faculty recommendations are required at each program gateway in order for candidates to proceed toward program completion. The Student Progress Committee is responsible for all gateway assessments:
Under special circumstances, the faculty may permit a candidate to progress conditionally who does not meet all expectations at one of the above listed gateways. Click here to read about conditional continuation.