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Special Education, M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

Curricular coherence is strengthened through faculty study and dialogues on purpose, course content, and intended student-learning outcomes. The program also uses procedures and problem-solving techniques indicative of the reflective educator model.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Learning disabilities
  • Intellectual disabilities
  • Physical disabilities
  • Behavior disorders
  • Historical and contemporary knowledge
  • Research
  • Theory
  • Experience
  • Practice meeting the academic, personal, and social needs of your unique clientele

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

  • Have a prior certification in education for admission to the Comprehensive Certification program.
  • Have a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Present an official transcript showing at least a 2.75 cumulative grade point average for undergraduate studies.
  • Appear for an interview with special education faculty. 
  • Collaborate with faculty to develop a plan to meet specific requirements for full admission to the program.
  • Respond to a writing prompt at the time of the interview to demonstrate ability to write clearly and logically.
  • Submit three reference forms.
  • Fill out a questionnaire about his/her background and goals for the future.
  • Submit a resume.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    774 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 774 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    774 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 774 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State Applies to you

    516 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 516 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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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.

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