24 months
1079 USD/credit 32370 USD/year
1079 USD/credit 32370 USD/year
513 USD/credit 15390 USD/year
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The master’s degree in Special Education at University of Alaska Anchorage prepares you to provide quality education for K-12 students with exceptional learning needs. 


The Special Education program at University of Alaska Anchorage encompasses theory, research and practice with a focus on culturally responsive pedagogy, Universal Design for Learning and educational technology. The master’s degree offers courses online and includes internships and service learning experiences in schools.

Concentrations in the special education program

  • UAA offers two areas of concentration for the master’s program: elementary special education and secondary special education. 
  • Both concentrations include advanced internships and field experiences based on your area of study.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Curriculum and Strategies: Low Incidence
  • Curriculum and Strategies: High Incidence
  • Language and Literacy: Best Practices in Assessment and Intervention
  • Social/Emotional Development, Assessment, and Intervention
  • Teaching Mathematics to Special Learners
  • Special Education Law: Principles and Practices

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH



Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • UAA Admissions will require an official and final transcript from the institution which issued the undergraduate degree.
  • Official, final transcripts are required for all graduate level work.
  • Additional undergraduate transcripts may be required if a large portion of credits were earned at more than one institution.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1079 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    32370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1079 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    15390 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 513 USD per credit during 24 months.


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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