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Special Education

University of Alaska Southeast

M.Ed.
24 months
Duration
25896 USD/year
25896 USD/year
12312 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The M.Ed. program in Special Education at the University of Alaska Southeast prepares teachers to develop and implement culturally responsive special education services for students with disabilities.

Overview

The M.Ed. program in Special Education at the University of Alaska Southeast is designed to accommodate practicing teachers, paraprofessionals, and other school-based professionals. Courses are offered in the evenings and in the summer and all courses are offered online and/or via audio conference. 

This e-Learning format allows candidates who live and work in Alaska’s remote and rural communities to remain in their communities while completing their graduate studies. 

The program focuses on the unique needs of

  • children and youth with disabilities;
  • Alaska’s diverse Native and non-Native communities; and
  • Alaska’s remote and rural and urban communities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Early Childhood Special Education 
  • Assessment of Students with Disabilities 
  • Curriculum and Strategies: Low Incidence 
  • Curriculum and Strategies: High Incidence 
  • Language & Literacy: Assessment & Intervention 
  • Transition Planning for Secondary Students 
  • Seminar: Special Education: Secondary

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended, Online

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.
3

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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed graduate application and $60 nonrefundable application fee.
  • An official transcript indicating baccalaureate degree and a GPA of 3.00.
  • Copy of current teaching certificate or admission to AKCoE teaching program.
  • Two letters of recommendation on AKCoE form.
  • Please write an essay of three to five pages (1500 words maximum) 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25896 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12948 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    25896 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12948 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    12312 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6156 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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