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Special Education - Mild Learning and Behavior Disorders

Murray State University

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

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    800 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    800 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    375 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 375 USD per credit during 12 months.

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

Living costs for Murray

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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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