Education Studies - Special Education, K-12, M.Ed. | Online (optional) | Wilmington University | New Castle, United States
M.Ed. On Campus Online

Education Studies - Special Education, K-12

24 months
563 USD/credit 11823 USD/year
512 USD/credit 10752 USD/year
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Education Studies - Special Education, K-12 from Wilmington University does not contribute to eligibility for an initial teaching license or certificate.


Education Studies - Special Education, K-12 from Wilmington University gives you the knowledge and skills to work effectively with children and youth in positions that do not require state licensure/certification, an early opportunity to enter a teacher licensure/certification program at a later date, or a strong foundation for students interested in areas such as learning theory, educational psychology, child development, and education best practices in preparation for a variety of other occupations and career paths.

Learning outcomes

Program competencies for this degree are identical to those currently in effect for the Master of Education in Special Education (K-12), with the exception of those competencies linked directly to clinical courses. Program competencies and attributes are derived from the College of Education Conceptual Framework, the InTASC standards (Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium), and standards set by the CEC (Council for Exceptional Children). 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Behavioral Techniques
  • Diagnosis/Assessment/IEP Development for Exceptionalities
  • Legislation and Implementation of Policy and Procedure
  • Curriculum in Special Education
  • Language and Literacy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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

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  • International

    11823 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 563 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    10752 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 512 USD per credit during 24 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.


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