Special Education, M.Sc. | Saint Vincent College | Latrobe, United States
21 months
719 USD/credit 12325 USD/year
719 USD/credit 12325 USD/year
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At Special Education from Saint Vincent College candidates will utilize research-based effective instructional strategies and diagnostic tools to demonstrate an understanding of child development while meeting the needs of various exceptionalities.


At Special Education from Saint Vincent College candidates will explore assessment and instruction strategies and techniques for high-incidence, low-incidence and emotional support students with disabilities; develop skills for writing and implementing individualized education programs, evaluation reports and behavioral analyses; and investigate the laws and legislation relevant to special education. Candidates participate in dual-placement, high- and low-incidence practices to establish a firm understanding of the instructional concepts taught during the program. Candidates are given opportunities to collaborate as a community team member and as a pre-service teacher to encourage high- and low-incidence students and their parents to work together to produce and implement individualized education program goals, activities and objectives. 


Our program provides specialized training in educating students with disabilities. With increased demands for special education teachers in our schools, this program is designed for candidates who are already special education certified or working in special education or a related area who are hoping to deepen their understanding of special education.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Family and Professional Collaboration 
  • Diagnosis and Evaluation of Students with High Incidence Disabilities 
  • Theory and Practice of Teaching Students with High Incidence Disabilities
  • Methods of Instruction and Assessment for Students with Significant and Multiple Disabilities
  • Educating Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 21 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Possess an earned Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. 
  • Official transcripts must be submitted from each institution attended to the Office of Graduate & Continuing Education.
  • Have a minimum overall grade point average of 3.0. For a GPA lower than 3.0, applicants will be reviewed for provisional acceptance.
  • Send three recommendations to the Office of Graduate & Continuing Education.
  • Personal statement explaining your desire to obtain a graduate degree.
  • Completed Application for Graduate Admission in Education.
  • TOEFL score

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12325 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 719 USD per credit during 21 months.
  • National

    12325 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 719 USD per credit during 21 months.

Living costs for Latrobe

1000 - 1500 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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