Students are expected to develop a plan of study that is most relevant to their educational purposes. Students seeking a license to teach should be aware that certification or endorsement requirements might limit their choices. A number of specific focus areas are available and can lead to the following Nevada Department of Education endorsements: Autism, Early Childhood, Early Childhood Special Education, Generalist-Mild Disabilities, Gifted and Talented, Intellectual Disabilities, Teaching English as a Second Language; or other professional areas, such as Applied Behavioral Analysis.
Learning outcomes for specific subplan tracks can be found below:
- Special Education; Emphasis in Generalist (K-12)
- Special Education; Emphasis in Gifted Education
- Special Education; Emphasis in Intellectual Disabilities
- Special Education; Teaching English as a Second Language
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesPsychology Special Education View 685 other Masters in Special Education in United States
- Bachelor’s Degree – You must hold a four-year baccalaureate from a regionally accredited institution or an approved equivalent.
- Grade Point Average – You must have a minimum overall grade point average of 2.75 (4.00=A) for the bachelor’s degree or a minimum 3.00 (4.00=A) for the last two years (60 semester hours).
- Additional Factors – Factors that may also be considered by the academic department to which you are applying include test scores (like the GRE or GMAT).
- Transcripts – All applicants are required to submit a transcript from each postsecondary institution attended, showing all degrees and coursework, the dates awarded, and grades received.
International14472 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 7236 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
National8904 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 4452 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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.