Master Online

Special Education

Purdue University - Online

12 months
700 USD/credit 21000 USD/year
700 USD/credit 21000 USD/year
379 USD/credit 11370 USD/year
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Exceptional children require highly skilled educators that can plan and administer special education curricula while facilitating a safe and effective classroom. Gain these essential skills when you graduate from the Purdue University - Online MS in Education in Special Education.


Expand your expertise and position yourself as a leader in the field. 

Key Features 

  • This advanced Special Education degree from the Purdue University - Online is for passionate educators who value all students and want to help them achieve their academic and behavioral potential.
  • You’ll learn to use the latest instructional, behavioral, and communication strategies with the latest technology and research to meet the unique needs of students with learning disabilities, mild developmental disabilities, emotional behavioral disorders and high functioning autism.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Applied Behavior Analysis for Teachers
  • Identification, Evaluation, and Assessment of Exceptional Individuals
  • Intervention Strategies and Research
  • Social, Legal and Ethical Issues in Special Education
  • Advanced Assistive Technology
  • Advanced Characteristics of Children with Mild Disabilities

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  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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30 alternative credits



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General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a 3.0 GPA
  • An updated resume
  • (3) letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with your abilities
  • A 500-word (minimum) personal statement
  • Official transcripts from all universities attended, including transfer credits
  • An application fee of $60 ($75 for international students)
  • Standardized Test Score

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21000 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 700 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    21000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 700 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 379 USD per credit during 12 months.


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