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Special Education

University of Rhode Island

M.A.
18 months
Duration
28292 USD/year
15514 USD/year
22382 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

This Special Education program at the University of Rhode Island provides you with the necessary knowledge, skills, and dispositions to work collaboratively with other school professionals to plan and implement high quality inclusive educational programs for elementary and secondary students with mild or moderate disabilities.

Overview

Learning outcomes

M.A. in Special Education at the University of Rhode Island candidates will complete a total of 36 credits over either a 3-semester sequence (for full-time students) or a 5-semester sequence (for part-time students). 

The program provides a core base of knowledge about  students at the elementary level through pre-program requirements (elementary education certification) or students at the secondary level through pre-program requirements (secondary education certification), and an existing base of knowledge through successful completion of designated tasks and passing a written comprehensive examination.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Inclusive Qducational Practices 
  • Assessment for Elementary Special Educators 
  • Positive Behavior Supports 
  • Supervised Practicum - Elementary and Middle Level 
  • Teaching Students with Mild Disabilities 
  • Collaboration and Co-Teaching 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

90 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.
80
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

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education in the United States or a foreign institution of acceptable standing
  • Adequate undergraduate preparation in the proposed major field or equivalent evidence of an appropriate background for undertaking an advanced degree program
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better in the undergraduate career that can be confirmed with official transcripts from the institution (some programs may require a higher or lower GPA).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28292 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28292 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    15514 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15514 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • In-State

    22382 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22382 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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