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Special Education, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


Required for the TExES 085 Master Reading Teacher Exam

  • Theory and Practice of Early Reading Development
  • Organization and Evaluation of Reading Programs
  • Advanced Diagnosis of Reading Difficulties

Programme Structure

  • Evidence Based Practice for Students with Disabilities
  • Special Education Law and Ethical Responsibilities
  • Issues in Disability Throughout the Lifespan
  • Measurement and Evaluation
  • Classroom and Behavior Management of Exceptional Children
  • Collaboration and Consultation in Educational Settings
  • Foundations of Educational Research
  • Thesis
  • Essential Behavior Principles
  • Analytic Techniques in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Research and Applications in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Ethical, Legal and Professional Standards
  • Introduction to Evidence Based Intervention in Autism
  • Teaching and Positive Behavior Support in Austism
  • Intervention Program Models in Autism
  • Current Issues in the Education and Behavioral Treatment of Austism

                              Detailed Programme Facts

                              • Programme intensity Full-time
                                • Full-time duration 24 months
                              • Languages
                                • English
                              • Delivery mode
                                On Campus

                              English Language Requirements

                              You only need to take one of these language tests:

                              • Minimum required score:


                                The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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                              • Minimum required score:


                                The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                              Academic Requirements

                              • Application for Graduate Admission.
                              • Graduate Application Fee of $25.00.
                              • Official college/university transcript(s) other than Texas A&M International University must be sent directly from each institution attended.
                              • The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT). 
                              • The College of Arts and Sciences requires the GRE from all applicants.
                              • The College of Business Administration requires the GRE or GMAT from all applicants.
                              • The College of Education requires the GRE from all applicants.

                              Tuition Fee

                              • International Applies to you

                                498 USD/credit
                                Tuition Fee
                                Based on the original amount of 498 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
                              • National Applies to you

                                498 USD/credit
                                Tuition Fee
                                Based on the original amount of 498 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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