Learning Disabilities, M.A. | Fairleigh Dickinson University | Madison, United States
12 months
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623 USD/credit 22428 USD/year
623 USD/credit 22428 USD/year
623 USD/credit 22428 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts in Learning Disabilities – Teacher of Student with Disabilities from Fairleigh Dickinson University  is required for teaching students with disabilities in settings such as inclusive classrooms, resource centers, or self-contained classrooms.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Licensed regular classroom teachers may seek to develop expertise in working with students with disabilities in grades K-12. Through our program, candidates may decide to:

  • Enter a 21-credit, fully online, non-degree program leading to the New Jersey Teacher of Students with Disabilities Certification; OR
  • Enter a 36 credit, master’s degree program leading to the New Jersey Teacher of Students with Disabilities Certification AND a master’s degree. We offer three tracks for candidates pursuing this degree: a learning disabilities track, a supervisory track, or an Orton Gillingham Teacher concentration.

Career Prospects:

The Learning Disabilities programs at FDU produce candidates who are:

  • Qualified to teach subject matter;
  • Competent in pedagogical knowledge;
  • Caring professionals;
  • Technologically proficient;
  • Culturally responsive to the diverse needs of students;
  • Reflective about what they have learned and what they need to learn

Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educators Preparation (CAEP)

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Students with Disabilities Including Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Learning Environment and Effective Management of Teaching & Learning
  • Multisensory Reading Instruction for Students with Reading Disabilities
  • Diagnosis of Learning Disabilities
  • Correction of Learning Disabilities

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
70

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.25

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
70

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Evidence of Certification of Eligibility with Advanced Standing (CEAS) or standard teaching license (A Certificate of Eligibility will not be considered unless the candidate also holds a CEAS or Standard Certificate in another area)
  • Transcripts with a minimum 3.25 GPA
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • Evidence of successful completion of Praxis Exam in another content area (Currently, there is no Praxis for TSD in New Jersey)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22428 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 623 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    22428 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 623 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    22428 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 623 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Madison

1793 - 4414 USD /month
Living costs

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

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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