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Special Education, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Madison, WI, United States
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. And for those who are trained, talented, and energetic enough to work with this very special group of young people, the rewards are innumerable.
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Overview

As a 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.

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    71

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Completed graduate application
  • Official transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

  • International

    930 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 930 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    930 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 930 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • In-State

    930 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 930 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Madison

  • 1015 - 1760 USD/month
    Living Costs

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