M.Ed. On Campus

Special Education

Idaho State University

24 months
26547 USD/year
26547 USD/year
9925 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Special Education from Idaho State University is designed to strengthen the student’s understandings, knowledge, and skills in three major areas – Professional Studies, Specialty Studies, and Integrative Field Research Studies – as they relate to special education.


Special Education from Idaho State University prepares students to know and demonstrate respect for his/her students first as unique human beings and contributing members of the community.

Graduates with Special Education from Idaho State University will:

  • understand the appropriate use of various types of assessments.
  • adapt general curriculum by using a variety of instructional strategies and positive behavior supports.
  • collaborate with colleagues, families, and agencies to develop inclusive communities.
  • understand the field as an evolving and changing discipline.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Exceptional Child
  • Designing Instruction
  • Assessment Procedures in Special Education
  • Precision Teaching
  • Strategies Severe Disabilities
  • Direct Instruction Systems
  • Policies and Procedures in Special Education
  • Secondary Special Education
  • Diagnostic Evaluation of Learning Difficulties
  • Professional Development in Special Education
  • Consultation in Schools

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications will be reviewed and degree-seeking students will continue to be admitted until program capacity is reached.


44 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the United States, or its equivalent from a school in another country.
  • Grade point average of 3.0 or higher for all upper division credits taken at the undergraduate level.
  • Standardized Test
  • Transcript(s)
  • English proficiency score
  • Names and contact information of recommenders
  • Application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26547 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26547 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    26547 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26547 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9925 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9925 USD per year during 24 months.

Summer tuition: $504.97 per credit hour 

Living costs for Idaho Falls

680 - 970 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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