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Special Education Multicategorical

West Virginia University

24 months
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25326 USD/year
25326 USD/year
8982 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

Key facts

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

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

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

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  • International

    25326 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12663 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    25326 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12663 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4491 USD per semester during 24 months.

Funding

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