Specialized Internships for Special Education

The Master in Childhood Special Education Studies prepares you to help children with a diverse range of abilities and disabilities. Thanks to small class sizes, personalized advisement, and fieldwork with diverse populations, you’ll gain the skills needed to help these children reach their fullest potential.

The M.S. in Childhood Special Education Studies program focuses on:

  • Training teachers to work in inclusive settings and regular classrooms.
  • Upholding the dignity of every child, in an environment where all children are valued.
  • Gaining valuable real-world experience through fieldwork with school partners.

Accelerator Admission Details

Direct MAP Advanced MAP MAP Pre-Sessional English
GPA 3.0 3.0 2.5 2.5
IELTS 6.5 6.0 5.5  4.5
Program Start Date Spring or Fall Spring or Fall Spring or Fall Spring, Fall or Summer

Qualifying undergraduate degrees:
Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university in any field.

MAP Sample Coursework

Leadership and Innovation in Complex Systems (exclusively for Master’s Accelerator students)
Management of Technology (exclusively for Master’s Accelerator students)

Progression Details

Direct MAP Advanced MAP MAP Pre-Sessional English
Credits Earned Towards Degree 9 6 9 0
Progression Requirements Maintain status GPA of 3.25
No grade lower than a B, and approval from the Accelerator team
GPA of 3.25
No grade lower than a B, and approval from the Accelerator team
Successful completion of the Level 4 courses

Total credits required for degree: 33

Tuition Costs*

Pre-sessional English
14-week Sessions 
Direct MAP
1 Semester
Advanced MAP
1 Semester
MAP
2 Semesters
Cost Per Credit After MAP Total Credits Required For Degree
$8,360 $14,716 – $16,390 $17,273 – $18,387 $25,624 – $26,738 $1,375 33

*tuition can vary based on semester of entry.

A New Way of Thinking

Our classrooms are think tanks. They’re engines of innovation. This is the time to engage in exhilarating discussions and lectures that pull you in. This is learning at its highest level—with professors who love what they teach, and students who love how they teach it.

*Childhood Special Education Studies (M.S.) is only available as a non-certification track. Students will not receive a New York State certification upon completion.