12 months
33600 USD/year
33600 USD/year
13400 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Special Education - Mild-Moderate Disabilities program from University of Arizona is a 36-unit MA degree that is designed to prepare graduates to teach students with mild to moderate disabilities. 

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Key Features

The Special Education - Mild-Moderate Disabilities program from University of Arizona is accredited by the Arizona Department of Education. 

Students who complete the program receive the MA degree. Students who successfully complete the MA and student teaching are eligible to apply for the Provisional Mild Moderate (K-12) Special Education Teaching Certificate in the state of Arizona.​

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Special Education
  • Behavior Principles and Disability 
  • Special Education Law and Policy 
  • Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in Special Education 
  • Research Methods in Education 
  • Internship

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Unofficial transcripts showing a grade point average of “B” or better (3.0 on a 4.0 scale). 
  • A two-page personal statement describing your experience working with children or youth who have disabilities and how you expect the Mild-Moderate MA program to improve your impact with children or youth with disabilities.
  • Evidence of previous teaching experience. If you do not hold a teaching certificate, we require evidence of experience working with children or youth with disabilities.
  • Three professional letters of recommendation. We prefer letters from persons who can attest to your ability to do graduate level work and interact effectively with children and youth.
  • An interview with a faculty member. Your interview will provide you with valuable information about the program and give you an opportunity to ask questions about the program. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    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

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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