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Special Education

University of Hawaii at Manoa

M.Ed.
24 months
Duration
33648 USD/year
33648 USD/year
15600 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The MEd Special Education program at University of Hawaii at Manoa is a 30-credit online program designed for professionals who wish to increase their knowledge and skills in providing services to individuals with disabilities. 

Overview

The MEd Special Education program supports career advancement in fields such as special education, early intervention, related services, and adult programs for individuals with disabilities. Candidates have flexibility, with the assistance of their academic advisor, to select elective coursework that informs their research emphasis area. 

There are also two 18 credit pre-established elective course sequences available: (a) Literacy Specialist and (b) Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).

Multicultural Global Experience

Committed to being the leading indigenous serving university in the country, University of Hawaii at Manoa proudly delivers a unique multicultural global experience in a Hawaiian place of learning, with a long history of adherence to the principles of sustainability and the essence of aloha—truly like nowhere else on earth.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Special Education Laws & Compliance
  • Seminar in Issues in Special Education
  • Seminar on Applied Research/SPED
  • Research Practicum in Special Education
  • Plan B Master's Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended
  • Semi-structured
  • Regular mandatory meetings
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be eligible, an applicant must hold or expect to hold prior to matriculation a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university, or an equivalent degree from a recognized non-U.S. institution of higher education. At minimum, the applicant needs to demonstrate above average academic performance (B average, usually a 3.0 on a 1.0-4.0 scale) for undergraduate course work and for any post-baccalaureate or graduate course work. 
  • Because the number of qualified applicants exceeds the number of spaces available, admission is competitive.  Meeting minimum admissions standards does not guarantee admission.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16824 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    33648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16824 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    15600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7800 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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