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Special Education Rehabilitation Counseling

Norfolk State University

12 months
25502 USD/year
25502 USD/year
12690 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Special  Education Rehabilitation Counseling students at Norfolk State University from any discipline who wish to increase their competence in serving persons in rehabilitation counseling programs may earn a Master of Arts Degree in Special Education. 


The Special  Education Rehabilitation Counseling program at Norfolk State University provides undergraduate and graduate programs for students seeking preparation to work with young children in the community, agencies, and preK-12 school settings. 

Learning outcomes

The goal of the teacher education programs is to prepare competent, compassionate, collaborative, and committed leaders. The teacher education programs are approved by the Virginia Department of Education and accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The early childhood, elementary, and special education programs provide instruction, field experiences, and clinical practices that develop excellence in teaching and skills to serve diversified populations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Special Education: Characteristics, Legal, and Ethical Aspects
  • Assessment and Evaluetion
  • Research Methods in Special Education
  • Managing Human Behavior
  • Urban Counseling and Psychotheraphy
  • Guidance and Counseling in Rehabilitation 
  • Case work and Rehabilitation Counseling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Before applying, applicants should read How to Apply in detail. Applicants can apply online. 
  • If you choose to apply online, please mail supplemental documents addressed to the appropriate office.
  • University level proficiency in English is required at Norfolk State University. All applicants whose native language is not English (including non-matriculating students) must submit proof of English language proficiency. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25502 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25502 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    25502 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25502 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12690 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12690 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Norfolk

1100 - 1900 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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