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Education/ M.Sc. Education - Childhood / Special Education (1-6), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
New York City, NY, United States
Today teachers must be prepared to work with students with diverse needs and abilities. The inclusion movement mandates placing special education students in general education classrooms, regardless of their disability.
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This mandate changes special education from a pull-out to a pull-in program. According to Dr. Sally Smith, Director of the Lab School in Washington, DC, inclusion will make it necessary for the general education and special education teachers to co-teach. They will plan lessons and teach together and share responsibilities for assessing a student’s mastery of skills and socialization.

Program Benefits:

  • Ability to complete two degrees in five years
  • Ability to take 12-15 graduate credits at the undergraduate tuition rate
  • Initial certification in two areas
  • (Childhood Education and Special Education)

The BSED/MSED program prepares students for the challenges of inclusion because they will have two field and two student teaching experiences and be involved in numerous visits to special education facilities throughout their training.

Having knowledge of and experience with children with a variety of exceptionalities, graduates of this program will be ready to serve in inclusionary settings as teachers, resource persons and program organizers in the 21st century.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Education
  • Foundations of Education
  • Learning and Development-Childhood
  • Organizational Strategies & Classroom Environment
  • First & Second Language Acquisition and Literacy Development 
  • Literacy Development for Content Area Reading & Assessment 
  • Methods of Teaching Mathematics
  • Methods of Teaching Science
  • Planning, Teaching, & Assessing Social Studies 
  • Human Relations in Inclusive & Multiculturalism 
  • Art/Music in Inclusive Settings 
  • Education Theory to Practice/Childhood 
  • Student Teaching and Seminar/Childhood Education 
  • Technology for Teaching Literacy
  • Education of Individuals with Exceptionalities

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

Admission requirements:

  • Official College Transcripts with English Translation.
  • An official course-by-course evaluation
  • Foreign credential evaluation.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41900 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    41900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41900 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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