M.Ed. On Campus

Special Education

Gonzaga University

24 months
17170 USD/year
17170 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Special Education from Gonzaga University fits you if you feel called to serve young people with Special Needs.


Rise to the challenge and join Special Education from Gonzaga University if you are seeking training to address behavioral challenges and better serve the many students in need of more attention. 

At Gonzaga, our candidates will primarily work in these tracks:

  • General Special Education track
  • Functional Analysis track

Graduates with Special Education from Gonzaga University will:

  • learn teaching techniques for working with a large array of disabilities and age range of children
  • perform functional behavior assessments and gain applied research skills to improve educational outcomes for all students, regardless of disability

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Behavior Analysis
  • Advanced Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Special Education Policies and Procedures
  • Advanced Classroom Management
  • Assessment in Special Education
  • Research in Special Education
  • Professional Seminar
  • Oral Comprehensive Examination
  • Advanced Seminar in Functional Analysis
  • Behavioral Treatment in Clinical Settings
  • Behavior Intervention in Natural Settings
  • Lab in Behavior Intervention
  • Supervision and Consultation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The department is accepting applications through the final deadline, May 1, unless the program has reached cohort capacity before the final deadline. 


32 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution.
  • A completed online graduate application for admission.
  • A $50.00 non-refundable application fee (paid online upon submission of application).
  • One (1) official transcript from each college or university listed on the application for admission. (International applicants must submit foreign transcripts in the original language and an English copy).
  • Two (2) confidential recommendations sent directly to the recommending persons through the application for admission. 
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae.
  • A written statement of purpose 
  • Transcripts
  • Submission of an official TOEFL of 88ibt, 580 (written) OR an IELTS score of 6.5 or higher. 
  • Copy of passport.
  • Completed financial declaration form with original supporting bank documents or official letter from sponsoring agency. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34340 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    17170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34340 USD for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Spokane

880 - 1260 USD /month
Living costs

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


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