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Special Education - Grades Pre-K - 4 and Pre-K - 8 Dual Certification

California University of Pennsylvania

M.Ed.
12 months
Duration
774 USD/credit
774 USD/credit
516 USD/credit
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Make a daily impact as a special education teacher. California University of Pennsylvania's dual certification Special Education - Grades Pre-K - 4 and Pre-K - 8 Dual Certification program is designed for students who are seeking to become certified teachers for the first time, while also gaining in-depth training in the teaching of educationally and physically handicapped students.

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Overview

In addition to obtaining a Special Education - Grades Pre-K - 4 and Pre-K - 8 Dual Certification from California University of Pennsylvania, you'll graduate from this program eligible for dual certification in Pennsylvania in pre-K to grade 4 and pre-K to grade 8 special education. Cal U's hands-on approach to teacher's education will also ensure you'll develop the skills, expertise and confidence you need for a top teaching career.

Degree Benefits

As an elementary/special education M.Ed. student you will benefit from:

  • The insights of expert faculty who have years of real-world special education experience.
  • Comprehensive training in special education within a non-categorical, behavior analytic model.
  • Career and job placement support through faculty connections and Cal U's Career and Professional Development Center.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Special Ed: Foundations & Collaboration 
  • Special Ed. History, Theory & Exceptionality 
  • Field Experience Seminar in Special Education 
  • Introduction to Behavior Analysis 
  • Literacy Development 
  • Leadership and Management in Early Childhood 
  • Teaching Language Arts 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

63 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.
2.8 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
76 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with a GPA of 2.80 or a 3.00 in last 48 credits earned (Students with a GPA below 2.80 may apply for conditional admission)
  • Official transcripts from an accredited undergraduate institution

Tuition Fee

  • International

    774 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 774 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    774 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 774 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    516 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 516 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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