Special Education applicants must present a minimum undergraduate scholastic index of 3.0. A minimum grade point average of 3.0 in graduate education courses is required to maintain matriculation. International applicants for whom English is a second language are required to pass the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 650 on the paper-based test, or 280 on the computer-based test, or 114 on the Internet-based test, before being considered for graduate studies.
Applicants at The City University of New York must qualify for a New York State Transitional B Certificate as a Teacher of Students with Disabilities Generalist (7-12). Students who do not possess Transitional B Alternative Certification Certificates or who have Transitional B Alternative Certificates but who are not employed as teachers will be required to complete six credits of student teaching. Applicants must present evidence of six credits of prior upper division undergraduate or graduate work in each of four areas: humanities, including English; social sciences; mathematics; physical and/or life sciences.
- Students with Special Needs
- Educational Assessment of Young Children and Students with Special Needs
- Seminar in Applied Theory and Research
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesSpecial Education View 685 other Masters in Special Education in United States
- Application Fee
- Letters of Recommendation
- TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) / IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
- Personal Statement
International855 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 855 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
National855 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 855 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
- Local students: $5,545 / semester
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.