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M.Ed. in Special Education with Education Specialist Credential

USA

What will I learn?

If you’re interested in becoming an education specialist, you can earn either a Dual Education Specialist Credential (Mild/Moderate & Moderate/Severe) in our credential only program, or earn a Master’s in Education (M.Ed.) plus a Dual Education Specialist Credential in our combined program that can be completed in just over a year (5 quarters). You will study cutting-edge, research informed curricula that will prepare you to address the needs of all students in culturally responsive ways. Both are full-time post baccalaureate cohort programs that begin in the summer quarter each year.

Which department am I in?

School of Education

Study options

Full Time (5 quarters)

Tuition fees
USD $30,000 for the entire course
Start date

Expected June 2023

Venue

School of Education

900 University Avenue,

1207 Sproul Hall,

RIVERSIDE,

California,

92521, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution. This degree must represent the completion of a program equivalent in the distribution of academic subject matter and scholarship achievement comparable to that offered by the University of California. A minimum 3.20 GPA for the last two years of undergraduate or graduate coursework. Admission may be justified if you have a GPA between 3.0 and 3.19, if you have a high GRE score and/or strong academic letters of recommendation. If your GPA is below 3.0, you are ineligible.

For international students

Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with A minimum overall 3.00 GPA

English Language Requirement: TOEFL - The minimum acceptable scores are: 550 for the revised TOEFL paper-delivered test and 80 for the TOEFL iBT; IELTS - The minimum acceptable overall score is 7 with no score less than 6 on any individual component.

Application Deadline is January 10

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

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