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Special Education

Dordt College

M.Ed. Online
24 months
Duration
350 USD/credit
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About

Special Education from Dordt College prepares the teacher or administrator to be a competent leader in special education roles. 

Overview

Special Education from Dordt College provides practical, hands-on learning experiences in teaching and leading in a distinctively Christian manner. 

Graduates with Special Education from Dordt College will be able to:

  • assess and address learning difficulties of various types
  • gain experience in developing instructional strategies, behavior interventions, and inclusion opportunities for special needs learners.
  • maximize learning opportunities for children. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Issues in Education 
  • Learner Development and Principles of Learning 
  •  Interpreting and Applying Educational Research 
  • Teaching and Learning with Technology 
  • Assessment of Learning Difficulties 
  • Advanced Behavioral and Social Interventions for Exceptional Children 
  • Instructional Decisions
  • Transition Support and Collaborative Partnerships  
  • Teaching Students wtih Complex Communication and Behavior Needs
  • Advanced Pedagogies for Teaching Literacy 
  • Advanced Pedagogies for Teaching Math 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

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.
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.
79
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 bachelor’s degree (GPA of 3.0 or higher) from an accredited institution.
  • Completion of at least 24 hours of undergraduate coursework that includes: education psychology, applied education psychology, learner differences, learning environments, curriculum and methods (2 courses), philosophy of education, and statistics.
  • Completion of a minimum of one year of successful teaching experience at the K-12 level, or a minimum of 500 hours of verified experiences in teaching or direct coaching beyond the bachelor’s degree.
  • Applicants for whom English is a second language must have an adequate command of English as demonstrated by their performance on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    350 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 350 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    350 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 350 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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