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Special Education

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

12 months
7618 USD/year
7618 USD/year
2406 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master's in Special Education at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi prepares educators for initial teaching certification and/or educational diagnostician certification.


Members of this Special Education program at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi gain advanced expertise in culturally and linguistically responsive special education services to students with both high-incidence and low-incidence disabilities. 

Theory and pedagogy from English learner education and special education are combined.

Learning Outcomes 

In conjunction with the Special Education Master's Degree, opportunities are available to earn additional credentials:

  • Educational Diagnostician Certification
  • Low-Incidence Disabilities Transcripted Certificate

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Developmental Linguistics 
  • English Learners and Special Education 
  • Individuals with Exceptionalities in Schools 
  • Application of Learning Principles 
  • Behavioral Supports and Interventions for Students with Disabilities 
  • Strategic Reading and Language Instruction for Students with High-Incidence Disabilities 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate course work taken at any accredited college or University attended. TAMU-CC transcript is not required.
  • Essay (Approximately 300-400 words in length which includes information about their reasons for pursuing graduate study and for choosing this specific graduate program)
  • Copy of current Visa (if applicable).
  • English Language Proficiency. TAMUCC currently accepts the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) within the last 2 years.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    7618 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3809 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    7618 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3809 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    2406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1203 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Corpus Christi

894 - 1658 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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