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Special Education

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

M.Ed. Online
10 months
Duration
13750 USD/full
13750 USD/full
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About

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley TEACH Grant-eligible M.Ed. online program in Special Education provides today's most effective teaching methods to meet the needs of a rapidly-growing population of special education students.

Overview

Special Education students at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley need teachers and advocates with the unique expertise to guide them to a successful future.

Key Features  

  • If your passion matches your ambition, you can earn your M.Ed. in Special Education online with UTRGV in as few as ten months. An initial teaching certificate is not required to enter this program. 
  • If you are a certified teacher, this TEACH Grant-eligible degree program will prepare you for additional special education certification credentials.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Advanced Individual Differences
  • Teaching Individual with Low Incidence Disabilities in Inclusive Settings
  • Evidence-Based Practices for Students with High Incidence Disabilities
  • Multiculturalism, Bilingualism, and the Exceptional Learner
  • Legal Foundations of Special Education
  • Foundations of Assessment in Special Education

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 10 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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.
3
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
150 (verbal)
141 (quantitative)
4 (analytical)

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.
79
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

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or a recognized international equivalent in a similar or related field.
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0. If applicant does not meet minimum undergraduate GPA criterion, GRE general test with minimum scores of 150 Verbal, 141 Quantitative, and 4.0 Analytical are required for conditional admission. GRE test scores are valid for 5 years.
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended (must be submitted directly to UTRGV).
  • Personal statement detailing professional goals and reasons for pursuing the graduate degree.
  • Two letters of recommendation from professional or academic sources.
  • Resume including educational background and work experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of special education or knowledge.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13750 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13750 USD for the full programme and a duration of 10 months.
  • National

    13750 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13750 USD for the full programme and a duration of 10 months.

Funding

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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