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Education - Special Education, Master

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About

Available programs in special education are designed to prepare highly qualified teachers at the undergraduate and graduate level, to provide undergraduate and graduate level course content, field experiences, and internships, and to prepare researchers, teacher educators, and leaders in the field of special education.

Graduate programs in special education are designed to prepare highly qualified teachers, to provide graduate level content, and to prepare researchers, teacher educators, and leaders in the field of special education. We offer the following graduate program options: M.Ed. in Special Education with Elementary/Middle age based certification, M.Ed. in Special Education with Elementary/Middle age based and severe disabilities certification, M.Ed. in Special Education with severe disabilities certification only, M.Ed. in Specialty Program, M.A. in Special Education, Advanced Graduate Specialist Certificate, Ph.D. program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Functional Assessment and Instruction in Special Education
  • Instruction of Students with Physical Disabilities
  • Education of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Behavior and Classroom Management in Special Education
  • Evaluation and Measurement of Exceptional Children and Youth
  • History, Research and Context in Behavioral and Learning Disorders
  • Challenges and Issues in Behavioral and Learning Disorders
  • Methods and Models of Instruction: Elementary Special Education
  • Family Partnerships in Special Education
  • Teacher Candidate Research Seminar in Special Education

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Graduate application 
  • Transcripts
  • Statement of purpose
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Additional supporting documents (writing samples, CV/resume)
  • Non-refundable application fee ($75) 

          Tuition Fee

          • International

            1474 USD/credit
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 1474 USD per credit and a duration of .
          • National

            683 USD/credit
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 683 USD per credit and a duration of .
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          *Tuition fee per credit hour

          Living costs for College Park

          • 1676 - 2840 USD/month
            Living Costs

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