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Special Education (Online)

12 months
510 USD/credit 15300 USD/year
510 USD/credit 15300 USD/year
510 USD/credit 15300 USD/year
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At Special Education (Online) from Kansas State University you will learn the skills needed to be a successful special education teacher in this cross-categorical program with two levels of specialization.


Special Education (Online) from Kansas State University prepares teachers for a career in special education and includes a cross-categorical program featuring two levels of specialization: high incidence special education and low incidence special education.


This program is designed for teachers interested in advancing their knowledge in the field of special education and for careers working as special education teachers serving students with high or low incidence needs. Graduates of this program work with students receiving special education through a variety of service delivery options (e.g., inclusion settings, resource programs and/or self-contained programs).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Characteristics of Exceptionalities
  • Intervention: Emotional and Behavior Disorders 
  • Intervention: Academic Disabilities
  • The Consulting Process in Special Education
  • Social and Emotional Learning and Behavior Management Strategies 
  • Technology for Special Education 
  • Assessment in Special Education 
  • Special Education in Secondary Schools
  • Transitions in Special Education

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Applications are accepted year-round. Applicants should plan to apply within two to three months from the start of the semester.


30 SCH



Academic requirements

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful teaching and/or other relevant experience
  • Relevant prior education equivalent to K-State's programs for certification to teach in elementary or secondary schools
  • Must be eligible for licensure in elementary or secondary education and have taken one of the following courses (or an approved equivalent course): EDSP 323 - Exceptional Student in the Secondary School, EDSP 324 - Exceptional Child in the Regular Classroom
  • Bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 minimum GPA in the final two years or approximately the last 60 credit hours

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 510 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    15300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 510 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    15300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 510 USD per credit during 12 months.


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