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About

The Special Education - Severe and Multiple Disabilities degree offered by the University of Arizona is designed to prepare you to teach students with severe multiple disabilities. 

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Overview

 The Special Education - Severe and Multiple Disabilities degree offered by the University of Arizona emphasizes inclusive education and evidence-based best practices in teaching children and youth with severe and multiple disabilities, such as moderate to severe intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, deafblindness, and autism spectrum disorders.

Students who successfully complete the MA and student teaching are eligible to apply for the Severe (K-12) Special Education Teaching Certificate in the state of Arizona.

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. The Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies (DPS) is dedicated to advancing human and economic development through the empowerment and effective inclusion of culturally diverse individuals with disabilities and special abilities of all ages.

Accreditation

Our program is accredited by the Arizona Department of Education. Students who complete the program receive the MA degree. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Behavior Principles and Disability
  • Special Education Law and Policy
  • Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in Special Education
  • Research Methods in Education
  • Assessing & Educating Students with Intellectual & Severe Disabilities
  • Assessment & Instruction: Learners with Low Incidence Disabilities

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
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

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). Unofficial transcripts of all previous college work from each college or university previously attended must be uploaded with your application. Applicants recommended for admission will be required to submit final official transcripts to the Graduate College admissions office.
  • 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.
  • If you do not hold a teaching certificate, we require evidence of experience working with children or youth with disabilities. Reference to this experience may be included in your letters of recommendation.
  • Three professional letters of recommendation. 

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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