M.Ed. Online

Exceptional Children and Youth Online

University of Delaware

12 months
750 USD/credit 22500 USD/year
750 USD/credit 22500 USD/year
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The Exceptional Children and Youth Online program at University of Delaware is designed to develop professional educators committed to careers that involve children, youth, and adults with disabilities.


This Exceptional Children and Youth Online program at the University of Delaware is appropriate for teachers with a teaching certificate in either general or special education who wish to develop advanced knowledge and skills. 

The program may also be appropriate for individuals who are not teachers but have other experience in the disability field and wish to pursue an advanced degree only.

Learning outcomes

For Delaware teachers, this program may be a path to a second certificate in special education as a Delaware Teacher of Exceptional Children Grades K-12 or a Delaware Teacher of Students with Autism or Students with Severe Intellectual Disabilities. 

For teachers outside of Delaware, we encourage you to contact your state certification office to determine whether this program may lead to special education certification.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Human Development in the Schools
  • Special Education Instruction & Curriculum: Advanced
  • Special Education Instruction/Curriculum: Autism/Severe
  • Special Education Instruction & Curriculum: Secondary
  • Educational Evaluation: Exceptional Children & Youth
  • Techniques for Behavior Change and Positive Behavior Support

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A nonrefundable application fee submitted with the application. 
    • Applicants must list and upload unofficial transcripts of all post-high school academic work from all institutions attended.
    • Applicants must submit a Personal Statement or answer specific questions or essays as part of the application; a Resume
    • Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation
    • The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) admission test scores

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    22500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    22500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD per credit during 12 months.


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.

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