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Special Education (Guided Studies, Individualized)

24 months
Duration
347 USD/credit 6766 USD/year
347 USD/credit 6766 USD/year
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About

The Special Education (Guided Studies, Individualized) program at Fitchburg State University meets the needs of students who are not seeking a teaching license, but who may already hold standard or professional licensure in special education or come from a related field.

Overview

Candidates in this Special Education (Guided Studies, Individualized) program may already hold standard or professional licensure in special education or come from a related field (e.g., occupational or physical therapy) and want to develop their individual interests and skills.

Students in this concentration work with an advisor to identify and receive approval for three goal areas that they wish to address through curriculum offerings. The advisor will work with the student to develop a plan of study to meet the identified goals.

Career Opportunities

People come to this program offered by Fitchburg State University from very different backgrounds, but most stay in their positions:

  • Special Education
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Adapted Physical Education

Programme Structure

Courses in this program include: 

  • Educational Research
  • Dynamic Perspectives in Education
  • Consultation and Collaboration Strategies
  • Capstone: Implementation of Best Practices

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National: applications are reviewed on a rolling admission basis
  • International: fall priority deadline for students seeking on campus housing is March 15

Credits

39 SCH

Delivered

Online
  • Self-paced, Semi-structured
  • Regular optional meetings
  • Continuous support with feedback on request, Proactive tutoring and support

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.8

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcript of a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Professional resume
  • Official transcripts of graduate level course work from a regionally accredited institution (if applicable)
  • Graduate application and fee
An essay, no more than one page in length, in response to one of the following questions:
  • Tell us about a positive situation in which you helped a person and made a significant difference in that person’s life.
  • What are the most important factors in establishing a long-term working relationship with students, friends, etc.?
  • Tell us about a significant event that involved you in a teaching or helping mode.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6766 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 347 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    6766 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 347 USD per credit during 24 months.

International costs (tuition plus fees): $6,246 per year

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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