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Special Education, B.A. B.S.

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Boston, MA, United States
The demand for special education teachers is growing rapidly. Inclusive classrooms, teacher education reforms requiring specialized training, and legislative initiatives for improved education and care have all contributed to this demand. Wheelock has a long tradition of preparing skilled and creative teachers who are passionate about making achievement possible for all children.
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The program combines theory and research with hands-on experience and practical skills. The curriculum emphasizes social justice, and we are committed to equity for all children in our multicultural society.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Assistive Technology
  • Curriculum, Learning, and Special Needs
  • Racial and Cultural Identities
  • Teaching Students with Diverse Learning Needs

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

  • 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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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Wheelock's Online Application or the Common Application
  • Essay
  • Official high school transcripts. If your transcripts are not in English, they must be translated by a certified translation service. Additionally, applicants must provide a course-by-course evaluation of their transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable), translated into English with a course-by-course evaluation if the institution is outside of the U.S.
  • Two letters of recommendation (preferably one from a teacher and one from your school counselor)
  • Official English Proficiency (TOEFL or IELTS) score report 
  • Financial certification

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52816 USD/year
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  • National

    52816 USD/year
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Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
    Living Costs

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