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Special Education (Instruction)

Cairn University

M.Sc. Online
30 months
Duration
688 USD/credit
688 USD/credit
688 USD/credit
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About

This biblically integrated program equips educators with expert knowledge and best practices to competently engage students with special needs in enriched and meaningful skill development and growth in all areas of life. Professionals with special education certification are in high demand in both inclusive and more restrictive classrooms. 

Overview

This program is only for individuals holding valid teaching certification. Upon completion of this program, a student receives a Master of Science in Special Education degree and is eligible to apply to ACSI for a Special Education certificate if additional ACSI requirements are met.

Program Highlights

  • Program can be started in any semester and completed in as few as seven semesters, including two summers.
  • PA Special Education Certification available for qualified individuals; certification from other states may be possible. See below for details.
  • 50% tuition discount for educators working in Christian schools.
  • Field experience integrated into multiple courses.
  • 39 total credits.
  • Advance standing may be granted for Bible/theology credits.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Behavioral Analysis & Autism Assessment
  • Behavioral Intervention in Autism
  • Foundations of Special Education
  • Diagnosis & Evaluation of the Exceptional Learner
For more information, please visit the program website.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

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.
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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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit the Graduate Application for Admission (either online or print), along with a $25 non-refundable application fee.
  • Submit the following essays: Spiritual Statement: Describe your conversion to Christ, spiritual growth, and church involvement; Statement of Purpose: Describe your reasons for pursuing graduate studies in this field at this time. 

  • Submit official academic transcript(s) for all conferred degrees. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college, university, or seminary, with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

  • Submit two Academic/Professional References.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    688 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 688 USD per credit and a duration of 30 months.
  • National

    688 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 688 USD per credit and a duration of 30 months.
  • In-State

    688 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 688 USD per credit and a duration of 30 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Special Education (Instruction)
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Cairn University

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