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Special Education - Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8)

Bridgewater State University

M.Ed.
24 months
Duration
439 USD/credit
439 USD/credit
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About

The Department of Special Education at Bridgewater State University trains students for careers as teachers of individuals with moderate to severe special needs, preparing them to have a meaningful, positive impact on the lives of often overlooked populations. 

Overview

In consultation with an advisor, candidates will undertake the appropriate course work and activities including the following.

  • Candidates must complete SPED 510 - Teaching Exceptional Children in Schools (or equivalent) with a minimum grade of “B”
  • Candidates must, prior to the student teaching experience:
  • complete an appropriate psychology course (either PSYC 224 - Child Psychology or PSYC 227 - Developmental Psychology or equivalent) or ELED 120 - Child Study in the Early Childhood and Elementary Education Classroom 
  • have passed the General Curriculum MTEL®
  • complete SPED 509 - Teaching Reading to Learners with Disabilities (or equivalent) with a minimum grade of “B”
  • have passed the Foundations of Reading MTEL®

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Graduate Program Planning
  • The Teacher as Researcher
  • Language Skills for Special Needs Learners
  • Reading Strategies in Special Education
  • Seminar in Special Education
  • Teaching Students with Special Needs through Direct/Explicit Instruction
  • Professional Practices in Special Education
  • Applied Curriculum Development for Learners with Special Needs: PreK-8

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

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.
2.8

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.
79
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

  • Candidates must meet all College of Graduate Studies requirements and have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.8
  • Candidates must submit evidence that they have passed the Communication and Literacy Skills Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure® (MTEL)
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work

Tuition Fee

  • National

    439 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 439 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    439 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 439 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

International

  • Tuition: $1,260.00 
  • Required Fees (all students): $6,641.28

Funding

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