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Special Education - Mild Learning and Behavior Disorders

Murray State University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
800 USD/credit
800 USD/credit
375 USD/credit
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About

Special Education - Mild Learning and Behavior Disorders from Murray State University introduces students in the field of working with students with learning disabilities or teach a classroom of students with intellectual disabilities or developmental delays. 

Overview

Special Education - Mild Learning and Behavior Disorders from Murray State University leads to Rank II certification in LBD, provided the student already possesses initial certification in regular education. Individuals certified in LBD are trained to work with students with learning disabilities, behavior disorders, mild intellectual disabilities, and other mild disabilities. 

Careers

The number of special education teachers is expected to increase by 17 percent from 2008 to 2018, which is faster than the average for all occupations. Although student enrollments in general are expected to grow more slowly than in the past, continued increases in the number of special education students needing services will generate a greater need for special education teachers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Improvement through Research
  • Procedures for Classroom Management and Discipline 
  • Functional Behavior Analysis 
  • Family-Professional Partnerships 
  • Special Education Law and Procedures 
  • Characteristics and Needs of Children and Youth with Mild Disabilities 
  • Collaboration Skills for Educators
  • Instructional Techniques for Children and Youth with Mild Disabilities 
  • Advanced Diagnostic Procedures

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 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.
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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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Passing of an exit portfolio
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Transcripts for all years of university (with university's grading scale)
  • If transcripts are not written in English, you must also submit certified translations
  • University Degree OR Graduation Certificate
  • If the graduation certificate is not written in English, you must also submit a certified translation
  • Proof of Financial Support
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Copy of Passport for applicant and all dependents
  • Letters of Reference
  • Statement of Purpose

Tuition Fee

  • International

    800 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 800 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    800 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 800 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    375 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 375 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

National and Local rates apply to Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Tennessee and Arkansas.

Funding

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