M.Sc. On Campus

Special Education

Andrews University

30 months
1164 USD/credit 16761 USD/year
1164 USD/credit 16761 USD/year
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The Special Education program of Andrews University provides training for a professional career as a special education teacher with a state endorsement in Learning Disabilities.


Special educators are equipped with knowledge to help students with disabilities. They influence the academic and social/behavioral direction of students and help guide their families along the pathways of success for their children. The Special Education program of Andrews University gives students experience in a wide variety of special education settings as well as teaching experience in the primary and secondary setting.

Learning Disabilities K-12 Endorsement

For Michigan teachers, completion of required coursework leads to a Michigan State Teaching Endorsement in Special Education in the area of Learning Disabilities and a Master of Science in Special Education.

Points of Distinction

  • Accredited by NCATE and approved by the state of Michigan.
  • Evening courses to accommodate working individuals and with reduced tuition.
  • Career opportunities with loan forgiveness possibilities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Assessment of Learning
  • Philosophical Foundations for Professionals
  • Research Methods
  • Seminar (Behavioral & Emotional Problems Of Children)
  • Seminar (Human Development)
  • Psychology and Education Of Exceptional Children

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelors degree (or non-U.S. equivalent) from an accredited institution a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.60 (applicants with lower GPA may be admitted upon consideration of the composite profile).
  • Two Recommendations from professionals such as advisors, major professors and employers.
  • Resume describing employment, research or special projects.
  • Statement of Purpose reflecting your philosophical perspective, personal, professional and academic goals, and reasons for seeking the graduate program.
  • TOEFL, IELTS or PTE (academic): Students whose language of education is not English must submit English proficiency test scores.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16761 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1164 USD per credit during 30 months.
  • National

    16761 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1164 USD per credit during 30 months.

Living costs for Fair Plain

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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