M.Sc. On Campus

Special Education

University of Scranton

12 months
965 USD/credit 34740 USD/year
965 USD/credit 34740 USD/year
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Students can enter the Special Education program from University of Scranton in a course of study leading to K - 12 certification.


The Special Education program at University of Scranton offers courses and field work for students seeking an initial Pennsylvania Instructional I certificate in Special Education, PK-12. The program consists of 36 credit hours of coursework including 12 weeks of student teaching. 

Key Features

  • All students who are pursuing a Master’s degree must complete the research and foundation course requirements and pass a capstone experience (comprehensive examination) prior to program completion. 
  • Students must take the requisite certification test(s), which are mandated by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, in addition to the curricular requirements.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Advanced Linguistics: Language Foundations for Teachers of Reading and Writing
  • Inclusionary Classroom Practices
  • Special Education Assessment
  • Advanced Educational Psychology
  • Advanced Foundations of Education
  • Principles of Behavior Change for Educators

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 3.00 is expected for admittance to graduate study. 
  • An applicant whose undergraduate GPA falls below the level of 3.00 must submit other evidence of his/her ability to successfully complete a graduate program, such as grades in other post-baccalaureate courses/programs, scores from examinations (e.g. Graduate Record Examination), or a record of successful completion of progressively higher work responsibilities.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 965 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    34740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 965 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Scranton

1000 - 1500 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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