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Special Education Online, Concentration in High-Incidence Disabilities

University of North Texas

15 months
Duration
450 USD/credit 11880 USD/year
450 USD/credit 11880 USD/year
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About

Special Education Online, Concentration in High-Incidence Disabilities students at University of North Texas can also pursue a special education teaching certification if they do not already have one. This is done through our IMPACT program.

Overview

Preparation in the identification of, and educational programming for, students with high-incidence disabilities; specifically, learning disabilities and/or emotional/behavioral disorders. Emphasis is on characteristics, academic and behavioral assessment, and academic and behavioral programming. 

Special Education Online, Concentration in High-Incidence Disabilities graduates from University of North Texas are employed as master teachers, instructional/intervention specialists and community agency collaborators.

Top 3 Careers

  • Special Education Teaching
  • Paraprofessional
  • Intervention Specialist

How it Works

  • Earn a master’s degree in as little as 15 months (33 hours) or go at a slower pace.
  • Courses are offered on a rotation schedule via two 8-week terms during the fall and spring semesters and 3-week, 5-week, and 10-week terms during the summer.
  • 5 different starting points during the year.

Programme Structure

Courses:

  • Educational Psychology
  • Foundations of Educational Research Methodology
  • Collaboration with Parents, Paraeducators and Professionals
  • Classroom and Behavior Management Strategies for Exceptional Learners
  • Characteristics of Individuals with Learning Disabilities
  • Educational Appraisal of Exceptional Learners
  • Positive Behavioral Interventions in Educational and Related Settings

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

33 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.25
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two written letters of recommendation from academic and/or professional references. These letters must be specifically written for the current application, signed by the reference, and printed on his/her official letterhead. Personal references are not accepted.  
  • Professional resume that delineates previous work, educational experiences, membership and involvement in professional organizations, and scholarly activities.
  • Personal statement between 1-3 pages that explicitly addresses your goals and rationale for applying to the desired concentration and degree at UNT.
  • GRE scores are waived for admission purposes if you have at least a 3.25 from your undergraduate program (as calculated by UNT) and are not seeking special education certification. If your GPA is lower than 3.25 or you are seeking special education certification, you must submit GRE scores.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 450 USD per credit during 15 months.
  • National

    11880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 450 USD per credit during 15 months.

Funding

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