24 months
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About

The Master of Education in Special Education is offered by  Louisiana State University. 

Overview

Programme Overview

  • The MEd in Special Education is a 36-semester-hour program beyond the baccalaureate degree.  It features a 12-hour core that includes 6 hours of course work in research and analysis and 6 hours in foundational special education content (i.e., legal issues, applied learning theory).  
  • For the remaining coursework, candidates select from the aforementioned two areas of specialization.  The instructional and behavioral support specialization is aimed at providing advanced training in the design, delivery, and supervision of instructional and behavioral supports in schools. 
  • Included in the specialization is a 12-hour sequence of courses that focuses on mastery of applied behavior analytic principles for use in educational settings.  
  • The assessment and evaluation specialization is aimed at providing advanced training in the assessment and evaluation of individual students and school programming. 
  • Candidates who successfully complete this sequence of courses are eligible for state certification for the position of educational diagnostician.
The Master of Education in Special Education is offered by Louisiana State University. 

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Understanding and Applying Research in Education
  • Applied Learning Theory for Exceptional Learners
  • Applied Statistics in Education
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Special Education
  • Foundations of Applied Behavior Analysis in Education
  • Measurement of Behavior: Analysis and Evaluation of Behavior Change in Education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

 Applicants are accepted all year.

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

Regular Admission to the LSU Graduate School requires: 

  • a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • a minimum 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) grade-point average (GPA) for all undergraduate work taken prior to receiving a degree and a minimum 3.0 GPA for all previous graduate work for which a grade is given; 
  • satisfactory academic standing at the last institution attended
  • acceptable scores on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE); and 
  • acceptance into a departmental program

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29456 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    29456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29456 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12541 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12541 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Baton Rouge

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

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