Special Education

University of Wisconsin-Superior

M.Sc. Online
12 months
480 USD/credit
480 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science in Education — Special Education online degree program of University of Wisconsin-Superior is designed for educators with several years of K-12 experience who would like to move into the special education field.


The Master of Science in Education — Special Education online degree program of University of Wisconsin-Superior is taught by a faculty made up of committed professionals with experience as special educators in K-12 settings.

UW-Superior is the only University of Wisconsin System school that offers a fully online graduate teaching degree in special education. This degree will prepare you for Wisconsin licensure and tests and help meet the high demand for special education teachers within the state.


  • Elementary school, secondary school, middle school and high school special education teacher
  • Resource, exceptional student, severe/profound mental disabilities, learning support, resource programs, severe emotional disorders elementary, emotional disabilities, special education resource, inclusion, learning support, exceptional children (EC), exceptional student education (ESE), self-contained, learning support, learning disabilities special education (LD), career and transition and interrelated special education teacher
  • Teacher of children with disabilities
  • Intervention specialist and early interventionist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Exceptional Learner
  • Behaviour Analysis and Intervention
  • Collaboration and Transition: From School to Community

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits



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.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate grade point average of at least 2.75/4.00 or a 2.90/4.00 grade point average in the last half of the undergraduate program. Undergraduate and graduate work from all colleges attended will be considered.
  • A baccalaureate degree in education or a similar field from an accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts of all your undergraduate and graduate work to date. We are unable to accept transcripts from students. If you have taken courses at UW-Superior, transcripts are not required.
  • A professional resume
  • Holds an initial educator's license in teaching (even if now expired)
  • GRE not required
  • Attest to no criminal background
  • Complete criminal background check 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    480 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 480 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    480 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 480 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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Special Education
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