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The MEd in Special Education program is offered at the University of Illinois at Chicago. 

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Overview

Overview

The College of Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago offers course work that leads to the Master of Education in Special Education organized around four domains of study: foundations, development and disability, research, and assessment. The degree can also lead to the Learning Behavior Specialist I licensure/endorsement, the Learning Behavior Specialist II endorsements, or the MEd degree only; and the Doctor of Philosophy in Education: Special Education. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Political and Socio-Cultural Perspectives on Special Education
  • Theoretical Foundations and Issues of Bilingual Special Education
  • Advanced Procedures in Special Educator as Consultant
  • Understanding Students With Low Incidence Disabilities
  • Educational Implications of Learners with Low-Incidence and Multiple Disabilites

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

33 alternative credits

33–36 semester hours

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.
2.8 (required)
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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are considered on an individual basis. Applicants must submit transcripts from the last 60 hours of undergraduate work and from all postbaccalaureate work.
  • For the LBS I and LBS II Illinois licensure and endorsement options, passing scores on the Illinois Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP). 
  • Three required; addressing the applicant’s academic qualifications, teaching experience, and potential for advanced-degree studies. Letters should be from current or former professors and/or supervisors.
  • Required; the statement, in a minimum of 300 words, must address the applicant’s professional goals and acknowledge the urban focus of UIC special education programs.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7227 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7227 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

7,227 - 17,714 USD

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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