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Special Education and Mild, Moderate Disabilities Education Specialist Credential

Azusa Pacific University

24 months
Duration
657 USD/credit 15111 USD/year
657 USD/credit 15111 USD/year
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APU’s M.A.Ed. in Special Education and Mild, Moderate Disabilities Specialist Credential program prepares educators to effectively teach students with special learning needs, including specific learning or language disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, emotional difficulties, and behavioral disorders.

Overview

Special Education and Mild, Moderate Disabilities Education Specialist Credential programme is offered at Asuza Pacific University.

Key facts:

  • Each class meets just one night a week, providing added flexibility for working students as they earn their degree and credential.
  • Expert faculty offer quality instruction grounded in a Christian worldview, creating a relevant program that enables students to make a difference in their classrooms.
  • Small class sizes create a rich learning community as students progress through the program with a cohort of peers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods of Teaching Reading and Writing
  • Specialized Academic Instruction: Reading, Writing, and Math
  • Assessment and IEP Development
  • Positive Behavior Supports for Students with Exceptional Needs
  • Mild to Moderate Disabilities
  • Historical and Philosophical Perspectives of Disability Studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

46 alternative credits

46-49

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate application for admission
  • $45 nonrefundable application fee
  • Official transcripts 
  • Two recommendations
  • Résumé (preferred) or statement of experience including the most relevant work and volunteer experience
  • One- to two-page personal statement
  • Proof of Certificate of Clearance (COC)
  • Proof the Basic Skills Requirement has been satisfied
  • Proof of subject matter preparation
  • Demonstrate proficiency in English
  • Provide an affidavit of financial support (PDF) and a bank statement 
  • Submit a copy of a valid passport

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15111 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 657 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    15111 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 657 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Pacific

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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