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Special Education, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

The focus of the Special Education program at Texas A&M International University  is to provide graduate special education candidates with the opportunity to gain specialist training and research experience with diverse exceptional learners across the life span.

Career Opportunities:

Classroom Teacher, Adjunct Professor, Clinical Services.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Evidence Based Practice for Students with Disabilities
  • Special Education Law and Ethical Responsibilities
  • Issues in Disability Throughout the Lifespan
  • Measurement&Evaluation
  • Classroom and Behavior Management of Exceptional Children
  • Collaboration and Consultation in Educational Settings
  • Foundations of Educational Research
  • Thesis

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 in the last 60 SCH.
  • Submit official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended. Official transcripts from TAMIU do not need to be submitted.
  • Submit verification of minimum scaled scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language internet- Based Test (TOEFL iBT) of 79 or, if seeking certification, 24 for speaking, 22 for listening, 22 for reading, and 21 for writing or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) to evidence English language proficiency if your undergraduate or graduate degree was not earned at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20152 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10076 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    8610 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4305 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Funding

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