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Special Education

University of West Georgia

M.Ed. Blended
12 months
Duration
11220 USD/year
11220 USD/year
2892 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Special Education program of University of West Georgia is available for individuals who hold an existing, approved degree in any field.

Overview

The Special Education program of University of West Georgia leads to certification in grades p-12 and gives the student a Masters degree at the same time.

Objectives

  • Candidates understand how exceptionalities can interact with development and learning and use this knowledge to provide meaningful and challenging learning experiences for individuals with exceptionalities (CEC Standard 1 - Learner Development and Individual Learning Differences).
  • Candidates create safe, inclusive, culturally responsive learning environments so that individuals with exceptionalities become active and effective learners and develp emotional well-being, positive social interactions, and self determination (CEC Standard 2 - Learning Environments).
  • Candidates use knowledge of general and specialized curricula to individualize learning for individuals with exceptionalities (CEC Standard 3 - Curricular Content Knowledge).
  • Candidates use multiple methods of assessment and data-source in making educational decisions (CEC Standard 4 - Assessment).
  • Candidates select, adapt, and use a repertoire of evidence-based instructional strategies to advance learning of individuals with exceptionalities (CEC Standard 5 - Instructional Planning and Strategies).
  • Candidates use foundational knowledge of the field and their professional Ethical Principles and Practice Standardds to inform special education practice, to engage in lifelong learning, and to advance the profession (CEC Standard 6 - Professional Learning and Ethical Practice).
  • Candidates collaborate with families, other educators, related service providers, individuals with exceptionalities, and personnel from community agencies in culturally responsive ways to address the needs of individuals with exceptionalities across a range of elarning experiences (CEC Standard 7 - Collaboration).
  • Candiates demonstrate knowledge and skills related to effective instruction of learners with disabilities.
  • Candidates demonstrate appropriate professional dispositions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Regulations and Requirements in Special Education
  • Educational Characteristics of Learners: Mild Disabilities
  • Classroom Behavior Management
  • Basic Curriculum and Methods: General Curriculum
  • Practicum: Special Education
  • Assessment in Special Education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

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.
2.7
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

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.
69
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).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All graduate applicants must complete the online Grad Application. A one-time application fee of $40 is required
  • Official transcripts from a regionally or nationally accredited institution are required and should be sent directly to the UWG Admissions Office
  • A 2.7 GPA is required for admission
  • Passing GACE Program Admission Test scores (formerly called GACE Basic Skills) or ACT/SAT/GRE exemption scores
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5610 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    11220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5610 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    2892 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1446 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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Special Education
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