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Special Education

University of Missouri - Columbia

12 months
24849 USD/year
24849 USD/year
12213 USD/year
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Special Education from University of Missouri - Columbia creates a wide range of opportunities for students and researchers. Special Education hosts or co-hosts several state and federally supported training, demonstration and research projects.


Special Education from University of Missouri - Columbia offers emphasis areas in Autism, Behavior Disorders, Cross-Categorical with Certification, Early Childhood & Autism, Early Childhood Special Education, Gifted Education, Learning Disabilities, and Mental Retardation.


We strive to prepare educators to assist children, youth and adults with disabilities to be academically and socially successful life-long learners. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Behavioral and Classroom Management
  • Assessment and Evaluation in Special Education
  • Collaboration and Consultation in Special Education
  • Cross Categorical Special Education
  • Methods in Cross-Categorical Special Education
  • Research with Exceptional Children
  • Advanced Behavior Management: Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Language Development of Exceptional Students
  • Literacy in Special Education
  • Methods in Vocational Education for the Disabled & Disadvantaged

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
150 (verbal)
141 (quantitative)
3.5 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0/4.0
  • Unofficial transcripts of all prior coursework
  • Statement of purpose (usually around 500 words) in which you summarize your professional goals, including career objectives, research interests, your motivation for graduate work and other pertinent information
  • Letters of recommendation (minimum 2 letters; confidential and sent through the online application system)
  • Personal Data Sheet
  • Official GRE scores
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)
  • Completed Graduate School online application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24849 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 24849 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    24849 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24849 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12213 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12213 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Columbia

800 - 1300 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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