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Teaching - Childhood Special Education (MSE), Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Manhattan, NY, United States
To enable children with disabilities to reach their personal and academic potential requires caring teachers who have expertise in children’s learning and development, elementary curriculum content and pedagogy, and the specialized knowledge and skills to adapt learning environments and experiences to meet individual children’s needs.
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Overview

The program prepares such teachers through a rigorous academic program that builds on a foundation of childhood education and psychology, and provides a strong sequence of field experiences and student teaching. Candidates gain the knowledge and skills they need to succeed supported by expert faculty, master teachers and field advisers/mentors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Assessment of All Children with Disabilities
  • Childhood Special Education Portfolio 
  • Collaboration and Consultation with Families and Professionals 
  • Communication Supported by Technology and the Arts 
  • Contemporary Interventions for Struggling Readers and Writers
  • Differentiating Instruction for Children with Disabilities
  • Educating Exceptional Students in Elementary Schools
  • Research in Teaching Process 
  • Positive Behavior Supports 
  • Practicum for In-Service Teachers
  • Teaching the Bilingual Special Education Student

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    577

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General Requirements

Application Review

  • Admission application is considered complete and ready for review only when it consists of your submitted online application and all required supplemental materials.

Letters of Recommendation

  • Provide all recommenders with at least one month’s advance notice to submit their recommendations. To facilitate this process, enter each recommender’s name and email address into the application as soon as you begin filling it out. They will be notified electronically of your request before you submit your application.

GRE Exams

  • GRE exams should be taken at least one month prior to the application deadline to ensure timely receipt of scores by GSAS Admissions. Our GRE school code is 2259.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    1404 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1404 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1404 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1404 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Manhattan

  • 2638 - 5760 USD/month
    Living Costs

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