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Special Education

Pace University

Master On Campus
12 months
984 USD/credit
984 USD/credit
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 MSEd in Special Education at Pace University prepares you to empower student success in the fastest-growing area of the education profession.

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Through this MSEd in Special Education at Pace University you will gain enhanced knowledge of learning disabilities and differences, as well as the methods and strategies to increase your effectiveness in the classroom. 

You will develop your skills and expertise in implementing inclusionary practices, and differentiated instruction techniques to help students with special learning needs and styles become successful and lifelong learners.

Become prepared to work with students who have disabilities. Deepen your knowledge about the characteristics of typical and atypical learners. Learn how to effectively use inclusive practices and differentiated instruction for students with diverse learning needs.

Career Outcomes

After completing the program, candidates are eligible for an initial or professional certificate in teaching students with disabilities.


The Pace University School of Education (SOE) is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). CAEP was established in 2013 as the sole accrediting body for educator preparation providers through the merger of NCATE and the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC).

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Research/Theory in Developing Literacy
  • Trends and Issues in Special Education
  • Assessment, Diagnosis, Evaluation and Instructional Planning
  • Students with Severe Disabilities
  • Literacy for Children with Special Needs
  • Child Abuse and Violence Prevention
  • DASA - Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools, Prevention & Intervention

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution and must submit an official transcript. Minimum GPA of 3.0 (Upon the recommendation of the Dean, graduate faculty admissions committee, or the director of Student Support Services, candidates whose GPA is less than 3.0 may be admitted on a conditional basis, provided that it is determined that the candidate has the necessary knowledge and skills to complete the program successfully.)

  • Candidates must hold an Initial New York State teaching certificate or comparable certificate from another state. The age level of the certificate held at program entry will determine the level of the certification in teaching students with disabilities for which the student will be eligible. 
  • Candidates must also have transcripts demonstrating arts and sciences, content area major, and pedagogical core consistent with our program requirements. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    984 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 984 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    984 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 984 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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