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Special Education

Assumption University

12 months
762 USD/credit 27432 USD/year
762 USD/credit 27432 USD/year
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Special Education from Assumption Collegestrives to educate its graduate students to exemplify good character and integrity in all aspects of their professional lives.


Special Education from Assumption College aims to help beginning special educators to achieve success, and to provide experienced teachers with an opportunity to extend and refine their knowledge and skills.


Our program is preparing students for successful careers in teaching students with special needs in both inclusive and non-inclusive classroom environments. 

Programme Structure

Courses Included

  • Diversity in Schooling (Blended Format) 
  • Assessment of Special Learning Needs of Children and Adolescents 
  • Behavioral Assessment and Intervention 
  • Inclusion: Theory and Classroom Practice (Blended Format) 
  • Seminar: Research and Practice in Positive Behavior Support 
  • Practicum and Seminar: Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities 
  • Directed Study 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Enrollment in the Special Education program is open to any qualified individuals who meet the admissions standards. Individuals may enroll in the master's program whether or not they seek Massachusetts teacher licensure. 
  • Have a minimum undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0
  • Candidates for the Massachusetts Initial License for Teacher of students with Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8 or 5-12) are not required to have passed the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) prior to applying to the program, however, to be eligible to enroll in the practicum, students must submit evidence of passing scores on all MTEL required for licensure.
  • Completed Application Dated & Signed
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Official Transcript(s)
  • Personal Statement
  • Current Resume
  • TOEFL or IELTS for applicants whose native language is not English
  • Possess a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree;

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 762 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 762 USD per credit during 12 months.

$2,286.00 per 3-credit course

Living costs for Worcester

1100 - 1620 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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