M.Ed. On Campus

Education in Moderate Disabilities (Non-Licensure)

Worcester State University

12 months
966 USD/module
966 USD/module
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The Master of Education in Moderate Disabilities (Non-Licensure) program at Worcester State University helps you to develop specialized knowledge and skills in the field of moderate disabilities. Our flexible, part-time program is designed for working professionals who are interested in special education, but are not seeking Massachusetts teacher licensure in this field.


The Worcester State University Master of Education in Moderate Disabilities (Non-Licensure) Program is a 37-credit program, consisting of 12 3-credit courses and a 1-credit portfolio course. The portfolio course requires candidates to document mastery of content and pedagogical standards beyond the initial license.


Worcester State University champions academic excellence in a diverse, student-centered environment that fosters scholarship, creativity, and global awareness. A Worcester State education equips students with knowledge and skills necessary for lives of professional accomplishment, engaged citizenship, and intellectual growth.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Developmental Patterns of Children with Special Needs
  • Development and Implementation of an Individualized Education Program 
  • Analysis and Interpretation of Behavior and Learning Environments 
  • Strategies for Assessing and Teaching Students with Moderate Special Needs

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


34 alternative credits


On Campus

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Your official transcripts with a calculated GPA for the institution awarding your baccalaureate degree
  • Your completed application form and $50 application fee
  • Two current letters of recommendation; three for the M.S. in Management and M.Ed. in Leadership and Administration programs
  • Official transcripts of each graduate institution awarding degree(s) or course credit beyond a baccalaureate degree, if applicable
  • Evidence of completion of additional department admissions requirements
  • A completed Tuition Residency Statement (occupational therapy applicants only) 
  • Tests results of either your Graduate Record Exam 

Tuition Fee

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    966 USD/module
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    Based on the tuition of 966 USD per module during 12 months.
  • National

    966 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 966 USD per module during 12 months.

Living costs for Worcester

1100 - 1620 USD /month
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