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Special Education

University of Nevada, Reno

M.Ed. On Campus
12 months
Duration
21006 USD/year
21006 USD/year
5352 USD/year
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The Master of Education in Special Education at University of Nevada, Reno has a variety of program options for candidates interested in starting a career in special education, as well as for experienced special education and general education teachers. 

Overview

The Special Education program offered by University of Nevada, Reno focuses on the preparation of teachers to work with students with disabilities in PK-12 schools. Teachers may also be prepared to work in early childhood educational settings with infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families.

Graduates with MEd in Special Education from University of Nevada, Reno will:

  • develop an in-depth understanding of special education policy and law, student characteristics, instructional methods, assessment, behavior management, and working collaboratively with families. 
  • be familiar with the professional literature related foundations and research in special education related to their area of emphasis. T
  • be able to interpret and evaluate research findings and apply them to special education and early intervention settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Trends and Issues in Special Education 
  • Introduction to Educational Research 
  • Special Topics in Advanced Educational Measurement and Statistics 
  • Teaching Students with Intellectual Disabilities 
  • Augmentative/Alternative Communication 
  • Medical Aspects of Disabilities 
  • Assessment of Students with Severe Disabilities 
  • Career/Community Life: Persons with Severe Disabilities
  • Advanced Behavior Management in Severe Disabilities
  • Supervision and Field Work with Exceptional Children
  • Behavioral Systems in Education 
  • Philosophical Foundations of Behavior Analysis in Education 
  • Ethics in Special Education and Behavior Analysis 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

34 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.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
500

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

  • Completion of the program application
  • Passing scores Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators in Reading, Writing, and Math or CBEST.  If you provide evidence of a Nevada Teaching License without a provision for the basic skills test or have a master's degree in another area, you are exempt from this requirement.
  • Statement of professional goals
  • 1-2 page resume
  • Two professional letters of recommendation
  • Qualified in the professional judgment of the program faculty

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21006 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21006 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    21006 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21006 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    5352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5352 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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