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University of South Dakota

12 months
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647 USD/credit
647 USD/credit
336 USD/credit
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About

Most students seek the master's degree in Special Education at University of South Dakota while pursuing certification in one or more areas. This degree is flexible and provides additional opportunities for those not needing or wanting certification. 

Overview

Learning outcomes

Typically Special Education students at University of South Dakota seek the Master’s degree in Special Education while pursuing certification in one or more areas. A degree of flexibility provides additional opportunities for those not needing or wanting certification. Students wishing to pursue a Master of Arts degree in Special Education must select from the following specializations: Advanced Specialist in Disabilities, Early Childhood Special Education, or Multicategorical Special Education K-12. Students are encouraged to discuss program specializations with an advisor at the time of admission to the program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Diagnostic Teaching
  • Special Education Collaboration Or Consultation In The Schools
  • Internship
  • Vocational-transitional Programming
  • Medical Issues In Special Education
  • Advanced Methods And Materials For Secondary Students With Disabilities
  • Assessment Of Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Educating Students With Cognitive Disabilities
  • Educating Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Educating Students With Emotional/ Behavior Disorders
  • Educating Students With Learning Disabilities

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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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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Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

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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Start practicing IELTS today!
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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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All graduate applications are submitted through a Centralized Application Service (CAS). Applicants need to submit all required application materials and pay the $35 application fee. The application fee cannot be waived or deferred and is non-refundable.
  • Some programs require letters of recommendation. Please see specific graduate program requirements for details. The letters of recommendation are requested in CAS and should be submitted by the reference through the CAS Evaluator Portal.
  • One official transcript (in English or with translation) verifying receipt of an undergraduate degree or equivalent degree from an institution with regional accreditation and previous graduate credit and degrees must accompany an application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    647 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 647 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    647 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 647 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    336 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 336 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Vermillion

1024 - 1781 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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.

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