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Special Education

Illinois State University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
17651 USD/year
17651 USD/year
9676 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Department of Special Education at Illinois State University offers multiple options for graduate study to meet the varying professional needs and goals of teachers interested in enhancing their competency to educate individuals with disabilities.

Overview

The Master of Science in Special Education program at Illinois State University is designed to develop foundation competencies in special education, while supporting the induction of general education teachers into the field of special education. 

Learning outcomes

The program addresses the needs of individuals with teacher certification in fields other than special education. The program is appropriate for both individuals who wish to better serve students with disabilities as general education teachers and those who wish to move into the role of special education teacher.

The Master of Science program is designed to meet the advanced study needs of current teachers with special education licensure. The program focuses on developing leadership, action research, and other advanced competencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The development of Language in Students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • Introduction to Visual Impairments
  • Braille Reading and Writing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
3

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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Submit the names and email addresses of two references for letters of recommendation within the online application.

Your letters should include the following:

  • How long the reference has known you
  • Information about your professional work experiences
  • Characteristics you possess that will make you successful in a graduate program

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17651 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17651 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    17651 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17651 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    9676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9676 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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