Special Education Teaching (K-12 High Incidence/Low Incidence)
Online Master's Degree

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Overview


The Master of Science in Special Education (K-12 High Incidence/Low Incidence) is a licensure program designed for teachers who hold a valid teaching license. It is a 36 graduate credit hour, completely online program. After successful completion of the program and Praxis examinations, candidates earn both High Incidence and Low Incidence teaching licenses. Candidates in this program are eligible for a teaching waiver for either High Incidence or Low Incidence classroom while taking coursework.

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Cost


$382*

  • Total per credit hour

36

  • Credit hours
  • Total tuition = $13,752*
    ( $346 per credit hour + $36 electronic access fee) x 36 credits
    *Cost per credit hour and total tuition is based on 2018-2019 academic year tuition rates , master's program option, and assuming all coursework is completed online in the 2018-2019 academic year. Cost per credit hour and total tuition will vary if studies span over one or more academic year.

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  • About Master's Program
  • Career Options

The 36 hour program is designed to be completed in a two years with six graduate credit hours of course work being completed each semester. Courses are to be taken in sequence to maximize the learning experience. Course content is presented online by utilizing Canvas, a learning management system.

Graduates of this program leave with the knowledge, skills, and strategies required to enhance their ability as a:

  • Special Education High Incidence (Adaptive) teacher
  • Special Education Low Incidence (Functional) teacher
  • EdS student in Special Education Administration (master's level preparation)
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About Teaching and Leadership Department


Whether you are beginning your career with a Bachelor of Science in Education or want to grow professionally with a Masters Degree or Educational Specialist, we believe this is the place for you! With accredited programs, campus, online and hybrid classes, caring faculty and staff to guide you, you can begin or continue your journey toward a rewarding life in the field of Education and Leadership.

The faculty in the Early Childhood Unified program come from the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences and the Department of Teaching and Leadership. They also serve as academic advisors for the program.

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