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Special Education Studies

University of La Verne

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
750 USD/credit
750 USD/credit
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About

The Master of Science in Special Education program at the University of La Verne advances students’ knowledge and skills in learning disabilities, special education law, and neurology. Special education teachers with a Master’s degree are paid higher salaries and qualified for more positions in the field than those without an advanced degree.

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Overview

To provide convenience and flexibility for those wishing to pursue their graduate degree while still teaching full-time, this program is available at three campus locations: La Verne, Bakersfield, and College of the Canyons.

While enrolled, students are required to successfully contribute to the field through documented advocacy and service, in addition to contributing to professional literature, conference presentations, grant writing, and district professional activities prior to the Graduate Seminar (SPED 596).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods of Research 
  • Assessment: Advanced Professional Awareness and Skills 
  • Bio-Neurology and Neurodiversity 
  • Current Issues Policies and SPED 
  • Advanced Positive Behavior Support: Theory and Practice 
  • Advanced Curriculum 
  • Life Cycle and Transitions 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.5 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Letters of recommendation attesting to academic/professional competency.
  • Demonstrated ability to write at an acceptable level for graduate study.
  • Completed application with non-refundable application fee. Fees submitted from outside the United States must be in international money orders written in US dollars (please ensure the applicant’s name is included on the money order).
  • Statement of Purpose: Provide approximately a 200 word essay outlining goals for graduate study.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    750 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 750 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    750 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 750 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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