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Special Education

University of Maryland

M.Ed.
24 months
Duration
39000 USD/year
39000 USD/year
17544 USD/year
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About

The Special Education program from University of Maryland is part of the Department of Counseling, Higher Education, and Special Education (CHSE).

Overview

The MEd Special Education Program from University of Maryland is for individuals with the following backgrounds:

  • Certified special educators who graduated from the UMD Special Education Program
  • Certified special educators who graduated from other programs
  • Allied professions such as occupational therapy, physical therapy, or speech therapy; these individuals do not wish to obtain special education certification
  • Early  childhood, elementary, or secondary general educators

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Issues and Trends in Educating Individuals with Disabilities
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Single Subject Research in Special Education
  • Qualitative Methodologies in Special Education
  • Seminar on Severely Handicapping Conditions
  • Evaluating Evidence-Based Practices in Special Education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A score on the Graduate Record Exam placing the student at or above the 50th percentile on verbal, quantitative, and analytic subtests
  • Two years of research or work experience with exceptional populations
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A statement of academic and research goals including intended area of study, research interests, and plans for future employment
  • Evidence of writing skills shown in the statement of academic and research goals;

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19500 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    39000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19500 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    17544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8772 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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