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Special Education - Grades 1 to 6, M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

You’ll participate in a special education graduate program that provides an up-to-date curriculum that incorporates literacy and special education. You’ll benefit from extensive field experience in a variety of classroom settings. 

Programme Structure

  • Instructional Practices for Students with Disabilities Grades 1-6 
  • Specific Learning Disabilities in School and Society
  • Emotional and Behavior Disorders in School and Society
  • Action Research for Teacher Researchers 
  • Student Teaching in Special Education Grades 1-6 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    75

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    539

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    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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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 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).

  • Application form
  • Application fee of $75
  • Current resumé
  • Statement of purpose
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation - see program specific forms provided
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (except for SUNY Plattsburgh - we will get those for you)
  • Successful completion of a bachelor's degree program before matriculation into a graduate degree program

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22210 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22210 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    10870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10870 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Plattsburgh

  • 924 - 2020 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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