M.Ed. On Campus Online

Special Education

Lamar University

12 months
10630 USD/year
10630 USD/year
5722 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Lamar University Master of Education Degree in Special Education equips you with the skills and knowledge you need to become an effective educator of diverse learners.


You'll learn to develop modifications of a wide range of educational components such as content knowledge, methods of instruction and assessment through adaptation of materials, processes and research-based interventions.

Why Study Special Education at Lamar?

The Master of Education Degree in Special Education at Lamar University provides you an opportunity to apply knowledge through practical applications. This degree program aligns with standards developed by the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) and the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC): Texas Examinations of Educator Standards (TExES). You'll have unique access to teaching internships in the area and your choice of career options upon graduation.

Career Paths

Upon successful completion of this program, you may seek opportunities as special education director, department head, integrated curriculum developer or supervisor, assessment coordinator or integrated classroom teacher. A shortage of special education teachers in Texas means you are likely to have a great deal of choice in your preferred location.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research/Current Issues in Education 
  • Normal Human Growth and Development
  • The Learning Process
  • Tests, MEasurements and Evaluation
  • Reading & Language Arts for the Exceptional Learner
  • School Law
  • Content Area Reading

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit Application. All international graduate applicants should submit online applications through the Apply Texas system.
  • Submit Academic Records
  • Provide Proof of English Language Proficiency. International applicants, both undergraduate and graduate, must provide proof of English language proficiency through scores on the TOEFL or IELTS. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5315 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    10630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5315 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    5722 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2861 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Beaumont

882 - 1634 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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