12 months
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20126 USD/year
20126 USD/year
11938 USD/year
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Special Education - Accelerated Master's Program degree offered by the University of Arizona offers exceptional undergraduate students pursuing the BS-Mild Moderate Disabilities Degree the opportunity to earn both a bachelor's degree and master's degree in as few as 5 years.

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Overview

This Special Education - Accelerated Master's Program degree offered by the University of Arizona accepts only students currently enrolled in the UA College of Education Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education (BS-Mild Moderate Disabilities). Once admitted to the Special Education AMP, students may take up to 12 units of graduate coursework during the senior year that may apply toward both the Bachelor’s and the Master’s degrees.

Graduates of this AMP will earn the BS in Mild Moderate Disabilities with Arizona teacher certification in Mild Moderate Disabilities AND a Master’s Degree in one additional area of special education.

Department

The Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies is committed to research about and teaching of students with disabilities and special abilities. The department’s research, teaching, and service address current issues in special education, rehabilitation, school psychology, and deaf studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Behavior Principles and Disability
  • Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in Exceptional Learners
  • Research Methods in Education
  • Student Teaching
  •  Educational Issues: Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • Principles of Listening & Spoken Language

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of a minimum of 75 undergraduate credit hours will be required at the time of application; a minimum of 90 undergraduate credit hours will be required at the time of entry into the AMP. If the student’s GPA falls below 3.3 at the time they have completed 90 units, the student will not be admitted into the program. Courses taken for audit may not be included in the total number of units counted for eligibility or admission.
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 on a minimum of 12 units of undergraduate coursework at the UA.
  • Documentation of 60 contact hours with children with special needs in a public school classroom.
  • A minimum of two professional letters of recommendation AND one recommendation form.
  • Have successfully completed or be in process of completing the all following courses: Math 105 or equivalent, Math 302A or equivalent, Math 302B or equivalent, English 102, 2nd semester second language proficiency.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10063 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10063 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11938 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5969 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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Updated over a year ago

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