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Specific Learning Disabilities

Oakland University

M.Ed.
24 months
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1027 USD/credit
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The Master of Education in special education is a degree focusing on 1) the broader concepts of exceptionality - learning, instruction and development and 2) an in-depth preparation for one area of exceptionality.

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Overview

Exploration of theory and research and advanced application in instruction and assessment with selected populations are integrated throughout the program.

The Master of Education in special education degree is designed to provide students advanced training and expertise in a chosen area of concentration. The areas of concentration offered within the M.Ed. in special education degree program at Oakland University are:
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Emotional Impairment
  • Specific Learning Disability

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Legal Issues in Special Education (4 credits) 
  • Standards, Practices, and Research in Special Education (4 credits) 
  • Assessment in Special Education (4 credits) 
  • Quality of Life (4 credits) 
  • Community Engagement and Service (1 to 8 credits) (up to a maximum of 3 credits) 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

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.
3.5 (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).
6.5 (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.
79 (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

  • Copy of current (or most recent) teaching certificate or verification of pending certificate is required for ASD concentration
  • Teaching Certificate is NOT reqired for ABA concentration.
  • Teaching Certificate is NOT required for EI or SLD concentration, exit option B.
  • Interview may be required for candidates under consideration, with a written response to one or more questions posed during the interview process.
  • Goal statement, which includes the reason for application, the intended focus of graduate study, a description of professional experiences and accomplishments, and professional and career goals

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1027 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1027 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1027 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1027 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    738 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 738 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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