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Special Education

University of Cincinnati

M.Ed. Online
12 months
Duration
26644 USD/year
26644 USD/year
14902 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

As a field, Special Education offered by the University of Cincinnati provides direct and indirect services for individuals with disabilities.

Overview

Some services provided by people in the field of special education include K-12 education, rehabilitation for occupational development and daily independence, community-based case management, disability advocacy, school and individualized consultation services and various other services related to individuals with disabilities and their families. Through education, community awareness and ecologically-based service delivery, the focus of special education is to enhance and better the lives of all individuals with disabilities. The Special Education master’s program, offered by the University of Cincinnati, focuses on providing teacher-leaders in the area of special education.

Success

Candidates who succeed in special education demonstrate:

  • a history of academic success
  • the ability to collaborate with others, including those from diverse populations
  • leadership characteristics
  • responsible, caring, fair, honest and ethical behavior
  • a commitment to social justice and a diverse society
  • a history of good critical thinking and problem solving
  • enthusiasm for working with children and adults with disabilities
  • a commitment to equity and the betterment of individuals with disabilities

Career

In general, graduates of the special education masters degree program work as intervention specialists (teachers) in various K-12 education settings, including schools, hospitals, vocational training facilities and other institutions providing educational services for individuals with disabilities. Some graduates of the special education program work as advocates and/or case managers for social agencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Research for Masters Students
  • Transition to Work Endorsement: Legal and Ethical Foundations
  • Foundations, Trends, and Issues in Special Education Leadership
  • Master's Project Guidance: Special Education I
  • Master's Project Guidance: Special Education II

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online
  • Fully structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

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.
3
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.
151 (verbal)
147 (quantitative)
4.5 (analytical)

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.
80
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Complete application package including University of Cincinnati online graduate school application.
  • Statement of academic and professional goals, with a cover letter
  • Resume of professional skills, educational background, and relevant work experience
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26644 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26644 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    26644 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26644 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    14902 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14902 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Special Education
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