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34000 USD/year
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About

The Special Education - Severe and Multiple Disabilities program from 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.  

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Key Features

The UA College of Education MA in Special Education is designed to prepare you to teach students with severe multiple disabilities.  

The Special Education - Severe and Multiple Disabilities program from The 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 Severe (K-12) Special Education Teaching Certificate in the state of Arizona.

In addition to the traditional two-year MA plan or part-time study, we now provide an Accelerated Master’s Program option for qualified undergraduate applicants.

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
  • 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

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
60
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
60
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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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.
  • 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 program advisor. 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

    34000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34000 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    34000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34000 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 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.

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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