12 months
18030 USD/year
18030 USD/year
8202 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master’s Degree program in Special Education is offered by Florida International University.

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The major competencies in the Master of Science in Special Education from Florida International University are an extension and refinement of those developed through the undergraduate special education curriculum. 


Students can concentrate in autism, early childhood special education or other areas based on consultation with an advisor.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Seminar in Special Education: Issues and Trends 
  • Seminar in Special Education: Supervision and Leadership 
  • Advanced Theory and Research in Special Education
  • Instructional Technology
  • Integration of Assessment, Curriculum and Instruction
  • Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Exceptional Learners
  • Working with Families of Students with Disabilities through Collaborative Approaches 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher in the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate study.
  • A valid Florida teaching certificate in special education. If the applicant does not hold a valid Florida teaching certificate, all certification requirements must be met.
  • Three letters of recommendation with at least one from an academic source and one from work or volunteer experiences.
  • A well written autobiographical statement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8202 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4101 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for West Miami

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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