Special Education

The 30-33 hour graduate program in special education is designed for those individuals who currently hold an undergraduate degree and Intervention Specialist licensure.  The program is divided into three options.  The first option is for individuals seeking only a Masters in Special Education.  The second option contains course work providing a focus on Pervasive Developmental disabilities/Autism. The third option provides specific course work designed to focus on providing behavioral support in the school setting. Completion of the master’s program does not lead to licensure in special education.


Admission Requirements

  • Hold a valid teaching license

Application Deadline

Applications to the master's degree program in Special Education are accepted on a rolling basis.

Assistantship/Scholarship Information

Not all departments offer graduate assistantships. Students should inquire with the department directly to determine assistantship availability.

Financial Aid Information

Paying for college is a vital part of the education process. It is important to be informed of the many sources of aid available. Student loans are available to degree-seeking graduate students. Information on student loans can be found through the Office of Student Financial Aid. The Office of Student Financial Aid is located in Simmons Hall.

Tuition and Fees

Current tuition and fees schedules can be found through the Office of Student Accounts.


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