M.Ed. On Campus

Special Education

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

24 months
11610 USD/year
11610 USD/year
7740 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania's versatile Special Education and Certification, M.Ed. program is accredited by the Council for Exceptional Children and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.


What Will I Learn?

You will learn to work with students who have intellectual, learning, speech communication, autism, emotional/behavioral disorders and other disabilities. There is a focus on evidence-based strategies for instruction and behavior management for early intervention and ongoing support of students with disabilities. 

Student development, collaboration and legal implications are also key aspects of the curriculum. Each Special Education course at the Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania addresses a set of standards through in-class activities and student projects.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Special Education Processes in a Standards Aligned System 
  • Applied Behavior Analysis/Positive Behavior Supports
  • Transition to Adult Life for Students with Disabilities
  • Direct Instruction 
  • Instruction for Students with High Incidence Disabilities 
  • Subject Area Content Access for Students with Learning Disabilities in a Standards Aligned System

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete an Online Graduate Application for International Admissions
  • Pay the $45.00 USD application fee
  • Submit official results of an English Proficiency Test
  • Submit course-by-course evaluated transcripts
  • Submit photo of passport or picture ID
  • Submit financial support documentation

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    11610 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    11610 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 516 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Shippensburg

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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