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Special Education

Edgewood College

M.A. On Campus
36 months
Duration
997 USD/credit
997 USD/credit
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About

If your goal is to make a real difference in the lives of children with special needs, you should consider an advanced degree in Special Education. Teachers who are licensed in Special Education are in high demand nationwide. The program is offered at Edgewood College.

Overview

As a Edgewood College student enrolled in the Special Education program at Edgewood College, you will have the opportunity to work in the Cutting Edge, a unique college campus outreach program for individuals with disabilities who are currently undereducated and underemployed. This special program gives students in our graduate special education program the opportunity to teach individuals with special needs in collaboration with their college professors. You will be involved with the Cutting Edge program particularly during your methods classes.

Licensing for Teachers

  • Edgewood College's program in Special Education is offered to individuals who already possess a bachelor's degree and wish to be certified with a license to teach youth with special educational needs.
  • Completion of the entire license sequence qualifies you for all of the following Wisconsin DPI license categories:

Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence - Regular Education (Ages 6-13)

Subject Fields:

  • Cross Categorical with Cognitive Disabilities
  • Cross Categorical with Emotional Disturbances
  • Cross Categorical with Learning Disabilities

Early Adolescence through Adolescence - Special Education (Ages 10-21)

Subject Fields:

  • Cross Categorical with Cognitive Disabilities
  • Cross Categorical with Emotional Disturbances
  • Cross Categorical with Learning Disabilities

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Cross-categorical Orientation
  • Diversity in Schools
  • Cross-categorical Children and Youth
  • Special Education Reading Literacy
  • Special Education Language and Communication Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

34 alternative credits

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.
2.75

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Provide evidence of a baccalaureate or more advanced degree from a United States regionally accredited or equivalent post-secondary institution with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale for regular admission status. The cumulative grade point average is computed on the highest degree held at the time of application to the Edgewood College graduate program.
  • Complete and submit graduate application (including $30 fee).This application is for graduate students who want to pursue a Master’s degree, license or certificate, or take courses as a non-degree student.
  • Request that official transcripts
  • Provide two letters of recommendation
  • Submit a written statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    997 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 997 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    997 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 997 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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