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The Special Education - Accelerated Master's Program program from 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

Key Features

This Special Education - Accelerated Master's Program program from 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. Students will choose a Master’s Degree specialization from the following areas.

  • Special Education (MA) – Severe & Multiple Disabilities
  • Special Education (MA) – Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • Special Education (MA) – Visual Impairment

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
  • Language Development for the Exceptional Child

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. 
  • 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.
  • Submission of a graduate application and payment of a graduate application fee.
  • Demonstration of the maturity necessary for success in an accelerated, highly competitive program to be ascertained by reviews of undergraduate performance, personal statement, letters of reference, and interviews.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33600 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

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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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