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Special Education - Cognitive, Behavior, Physical-Health Disabilities (CBP-HD)

Duquesne University

12 months
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1336 USD/credit 40080 USD/year
1336 USD/credit 40080 USD/year
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Learn to evoke every student's full potential and become an advocate for all learners with the Special Education - Cognitive, Behavior, Physical-Health Disabilities (CBP-HD) program of Duquesne University.

Overview

The philosophy of the Special Education - Cognitive, Behavior, Physical-Health Disabilities (CBP-HD) program of Duquesne University is one that acknowledges the dignity and uniqueness of an individual. This program molds teacher leaders who have academic and professional expertise that is enlightened by ethics to sensitively guide individuals with needs in the global society. 

Students can choose to specialize in grades PreK-8 or 7-12 Secondary programs. The graduate PreK-8 curriculum and 7-12 Secondary curriculum in special education is designed to facilitate your development of state-of-the-art competencies. Graduates are prepared to maximize the potential for achieving a meaningful quality of life for individuals with disabilities.

Graduates can pursue fulfilling careers as:

  • Special Education teachers for students with cognitive, behavior, and/or physical/health disabilities in Grades PreK-12
  • Specialists in the areas of assessment, curriculum, instruction, learning, and behavior support
  • Professional advocates who develop collaborative partnerships.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Low Incidence: Access to the General Education Curriculum
  • Early Intervention and Child Development
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Exit Assessment Cognitive, Behavior, Physical/Health Disabilities
  • High Incidence: Behavior
  • Professional Core Practices and Autism

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 3.0 GPA
  • For admission to any graduate program in Special Education, applicants must have an instructional certification and meet the minimum GPA requirement (3.0) for their previous coursework as established by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), although some exceptions may apply
  • Duquesne University Online Application
  • A statement of purpose demonstrating the applicant's Professionalism and Ethics, commitment to Academic Excellence, and commitment to Collaboration and Diversity -for the statement of purpose, the applicant should answer a set of questions framed around these themes
  • Duquesne University requires submission of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores for all non-native English speaking applicants who attended an university outside of the United States

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1336 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    40080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1336 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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