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Special Education Multicategorical

West Virginia University

M.Sc. Online
24 months
Duration
24840 USD/year
24840 USD/year
8820 USD/year
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About

This graduate online program in Special Education Multicategorical at West Virginia University prepares professional educators who can work with children and adults with special needs across the areas of mild/moderate mental impairments, specific learning disabilities, and emotional/behavioral disorders. 

Overview

This graduate level program in Special Education Multicategorical at West Virginia University prepares special education teachers to engage in current research-based practices and to provide high quality educational programs and services in elementary and/or secondary schools. 

The master’s degree with certification program leads to initial certification or additional endorsement in Multicategorical Special Education in West Virginia, which includes students with mild/moderate mental impairments, specific learning disabilities, and emotional /behavioral disorders. 

Program Mission

The WVU Multicategorical Special Education Program is designed to prepare professional educators to work with students with mild/moderate disabilities in elementary and secondary school settings. 

The program’s mission is based on the belief that special educators play a critical role in the education of children with mild/moderate disabilities as co-instructors in inclusive general education classrooms, primary instructors in resource rooms or special classes, or as consultants to the classroom instructor.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Educational/Legal Foundations: Special Education
  • Academic Interventions for Special Needs
  • Classroom/Behavior Management for Special Needs
  • Technology Applications for Special Needs
  • Collaborative-Consultative Inclusion Strategies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with minimum GPA of 3.00 out of 4.0;
  • passing scores on a nationally standardized test of academic ability within a 10 year period: 850 or better on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) OR 400 or better on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) OR passing scores on the Praxis PPST (see below)  
  • OR a Master’s degree in education or a closely related area from a regionally accredited institution with minimum GPA of 3.25;

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12420 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    24840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12420 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    8820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4410 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Special Education Multicategorical
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