M.Ed. On Campus

Education - Special Emphasis

University of La Verne

24 months
775 USD/credit
775 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Master of Education - Special Emphasis of University of La Verne allows educators and others who want to shape the future of California’s youth, families, and communities to customize a program to a specific area of interest or a professional goal.


The Master of Education - Special Emphasis of University of La Verne is specifically designed to meet the needs of California’s diverse student body, emphasizing language development, cultural diversity, and humanistic approaches to the learning process. Integrated throughout the programs are methodologies to deliver comprehensive instruction to English learners and to work with special populations in the general education classroom.

Key facts:

With the MEd in Special Emphasis, students are able to map their own curriculum–choosing courses in graduate programs from across the university–to dig deeper into the subjects they are passionate about. The program culminates in a project or paper structured to help students improve their instructional and leadership abilities.

La Verne strives to provide the utmost flexibility for working educators pursuing their MEd in Special Emphasis. To accomplish this, MEd classes are scheduled in late afternoons, evenings, or weekends. The program is 33 units, and students may complete the degree in as few as two or as many as five academic years.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Assessment
  • Methods of Research
  • Issues in Teaching

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Recommended: application to be submitted at least one month prior to the semester/term you wish to begin (international students: at least two months)


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. (Doctoral programs may also require a master’s degree.) Students whose degrees were completed at foreign universities must submit notarized translations into English where appropriate. Such students may be required to have their degrees evaluated by a La Verne-approved evaluation service to determine equivalency to a bachelor’s degree from the United States. There is a fee for this service.
  • A preferred GPA of 2.5 or above for the last 60 semester hours of undergraduate study, and a GPA of 3.0 for any graduate work.
  • Letters of recommendation attesting to academic/professional competency.
  • Demonstrated ability to write at an acceptable level for graduate study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    775 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 775 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    775 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 775 USD per credit during 24 months.

$775 — La Verne campus$700 — Regional campuses

Living costs for La Verne

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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