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Special Education - Moderate-Severe Disabilities

California State University East Bay

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
15546 USD/year
15546 USD/year
8274 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Special Education - Moderate-Severe Disabilities program at California State University East Bay is offered as a stand-alone degree program or completed with the Education Specialist teaching credential in Mild/Moderate Disabilities or Moderate/Severe Disabilities.

Overview

The two-year, 4-semester Special Education - Moderate-Severe Disabilities program at California State University East Bay overlaps significantly with the Education Specialist credentials. The Master of Science in Special Education recognizes that all candidates should be grounded in research and to know its direct applicability to the populations of individuals with disabilities. 

Evidence-based practices for diverse learners in inclusive school and community settings are the backbone of the program to ensure that all individuals may have access to, participate within, and learn across all environments.  The master’s degree develops and facilitates both teacher leadership among its graduates and related leadership roles in the field.

Career Opportunities

The Master of Science in Special Education prepares graduates for careers in teaching and leadership roles in the field of Special Education at local and state levels and within professional organizations and communities. Careers may include teachers and specialists, program supervisors, administrators, advocates and leadership faculty in special, inclusive and general education, and student support and advocacy.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Teaming, Collaborative Educational Processes and Transition Services 
  • Individual and School-Wide Behavioral Needs, Mental Health & Positive Supports 
  • Communication and Technology 
  • Research and Professional Practices

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

35 alternative credits

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.
2.5

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.
80
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you were educated outside of the U.S., you must have earned a degree equivalent to a 4-year U.S. Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution. An official determination of eligibility will be made during the application process.
  • Have the equivalent of a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Pay the 70.00 USD non-refundable application fee. 
  • Official academic records of all colleges or universities attended (High School Transcripts are not required)
  • English language exam score (TOEFL or IELTS)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15546 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15546 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    15546 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15546 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    8274 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8274 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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