M.Ed. On Campus

Special Education

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

12 months
774 USD/credit 23220 USD/year
774 USD/credit 23220 USD/year
516 USD/credit 15480 USD/year
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Whether you want to become an administrator or special education educator, the Indiana University of PennsylvaniaSpecial Education master's program will suit your needs.


The program in Special Education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will provide you with the knowledge and understanding of working in special education services from implementing curricula to meet individual needs of students with disabilities to assessing those individual student strengths.

In addition to offering this track in a flexible hybrid format, both in-class and online, IUP also offers two other tracks: the MEd in Special Education with a Special Education certificate, or the Special Education Certification Only track.

As a student you will:

  • Prepare to work in advanced studies in the field of special education.
  • Take core classes in vocational preparation, assessment, research, advanced instruction, professional collaboration, and family perspectives.
  • Select your electives working in conjunction with your advisor.
  • Choose between a thesis and non-thesis option.
  • Take full advantage of your practicum and internship.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Vocational Preparation and Transition for Youth with Disabilities 
  • Assessment of Persons with Disabilities 
  • Research Seminar in Special Education 
  • Advanced Instruction Design in Special Education 
  • Professional Collaboration and Team Building for Special Educators 
  • Family Perspectives

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts from every college or university you’ve attended, even if you didn’t earn a degree there.
  • Goal statement that describes your career and academic goals.
  • Letters of recommendation, which you can request through your admissions profile.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    23220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    15480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 516 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Indiana

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.


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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