Master of Education in Special Education

VIU International, Canada

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Next enrollment cycle

July 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 10,191

Course Accredited By

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  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree

This course is also available in online mode .Teachers with a passion for supporting students in the special education classroom can pursue a Masters of Education at VIU to dive deeper into teaching and learning strategies that address unique learning challenges.

 

  • This Master of Education in Special Education (MSED) is offered as a part-time online Master program or full-time in-person cohort, making it flexible and accessible for practicing teachers to undertake their Master's of Education while working. The VIU Special Education Master’s program is designed as a highly experiential learning environment. Graduate students are able to personalize their learning and build meaningful connections with the school communities they live and work in
  • This Master of Education in Special Education (MSED) is offered as a part-time online Master program or full-time in-person cohort, making it flexible and accessible for practicing teachers to undertake their Master's of Education while working. The VIU Special Education Master’s program is designed as a highly experiential learning environment. Graduate students are able to personalize their learning and build meaningful connections with the school communities they live and work in.

Enrollment Cycles

  • July 2022
  • September 2022
  • To be admitted into the program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

Completion of a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) from a recognized university and acceptable in content by the Faculty of Education with either:

  • A cumulative grade point average of "B" in the final two years and/or demonstration of academic excellence
  • Applicants whose previous degree was obtained in a country where English is not the primary/official language and from a university where English was not the language of instruction must meet one of VIU’s English Language requirements for Graduate Programs. 

Acceptance and satisfactory review of the following items by the Admissions Committee:

  • A résumé outlining teaching experience (two years preferred). 
  • A letter of intent explaining why the applicant wishes to pursue graduate work in this area. 
  • Two current, confidential assessment reports (reference letters are not acceptable in lieu of the confidential assessment reports).

Year 1

Fall Semester

  • (Foundations of Special Education)
  • (Development and Exceptionality in Human Learning)
  • (Critical Issues in Special Education)

Spring Semester

  • (Teacher as Researcher in Special Education)
  • (Individual Assessment & Intervention Planning)
  • (Translating Special Education Research to Practice)

Year 2 (September-April)

Fall and Spring Semesters

  • (Field Inquiry)
  • (Major Project)

     
  • Fees per Program Amount Tuition (40 credits x $426.95 per credit) 17,078.00 
  • Student Activity fee (40 credits x $9.41 per credit) 376.40 
  • VIU Students' Union fee (16 months x $20.90 per month) 334.40 
  • Health and Dental Plan fee (2 years x $275.00 per year) 550.00 
  • Total 18,338.80

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