M.Ed. On Campus Online

Education - Special Education

Wilmington University

12 months
537 USD/credit
537 USD/credit
488 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The purpose of the Master of Education in Education - Special Education at Wilmington University licensure/certification degree program is to prepare candidates for positions teaching students with disabilities in specific content/subject areas and grade levels (grades K-12).


Wilmington University's Master of Education - Special Education licensure/certification degree program prepares you for positions teaching exceptional children in specific content areas and grade levels (grades 1-12).

Learning outcomes

Students with disabilities must be taught by professionals who are trained in the identification, assessment, and teaching of individuals with exceptionalities. To reach this goal, the Master of Education in Special Education program has two distinct options which allows you to focus on your individual needs and career goals. This non-categorical program reflects Wilmington University's advocacy of an inclusion model of special education service delivery.

The WilmU Master of Special Education degree program offers a concentration in Autism & Severe Intellectual Disabilities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Technology for Instruction
  • Diagnosis/Assessment/IEP Development for Exceptionalities
  • Advanced Behavioral Techniques
  • Curriculum in Special Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National students - Rolling admission


30 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Wilmington University Application for Admission

  • $35 non-refundable application fee

  • Copy of Permanent Resident Card

  • Official Transcripts from United States institutions

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    537 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 537 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    537 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 537 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    488 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 488 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New Castle

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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