What will I learn?

Overview of the Program

This major prepares individuals to become special education teachers for student’s grades K-12.

Student majors in special education with a concentration in either general curriculum or adapted curriculum.

General curriculum licensure prepares teacher candidates to work with students with disabilities who are pursuing a standard high school diploma, whereas

Adapted curriculum licensure prepares teacher candidates to work with students with disabilities who are more significantly impacted by their disability and working on a specialized curriculum.

Both licenses may be obtained through specialized advising

Which department am I in?

College of Education

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$31,600.00 per year
Given fee includes Tuition, Insurance and ISSS
Start date

Expected January, August 2022

Venue

College of Education

Memorial Hall, MSC 6907,

395 S. High, Room 3175,

HARRISONBURG,

Virginia,

22807, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Other English Language Requirements accepted: PBT (Paper Based TOEFL): 550.

For international students

Applicants must have official high school transcript with senior year course schedule.

Minimum standardized test score:

IELTS minimum score of 6.5

Pearson PTE Academic minimum score of 58

TOEFL minimum score of 81 (internet-based test)

Cambridge English Exam - Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) minimum score of 176, CEFR level

Application deadline: Fall Term - June 1; Spring Term - October 1

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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