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Special Education

Norfolk State University

12 months
25502 USD/year
25502 USD/year
12690 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The graduate program in Special Education from Norfolk State University leading to the Master of Arts Degree provides highly specialized academic and professional training for persons working in special education and related areas.


Enrollees in these programs gain specific knowledge and techniques related to the education and welfare of a segment of the population that experiences disabilities due to clinical/medical conditions. 

Key Features 

  • This Special Education  program at Norfolk State University requires a minimum of thirty-nine (39) credit hours for completion. 
  • Its design is to enhance knowledge, skills and performance in accordance with current “best practices” in the treatment of the total individual with disabilities.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Foundations of Education
  • Language and Developmental Reading 
  • Foundations of Special Education: Legal and Ethical Aspects of Educating Exceptional Learners
  • Reading and Literacy Instruction for Exceptional Learners 
  • Managing Human Behaviors

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


39 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application to Norfolk State University 
  • Non-refundable application fee.
  • Official transcripts from all institutions of higher education attended.
  • A personal statement regarding professional goals.
  • Current resume
  • Three (3) recent letters of recommendation (e.g. supervisor, former professor, and advisor) dated within the last year.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25502 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    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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