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Special Education, B.Sc.

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  • 48 months
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Advance your career while impacting the lives of others with a Master’s of Education in Special Education from University of Tennessee Martin. Using evidence and research based practices you will learn the skills needed to help to develop an identified student with disabilities fullest potential by providing them specialized instruction that is designed to meet their learning needs.

The mission of the education preparation program at the University of Tennessee at Martin is to prepare educators in initial and advanced programs as facilitators of active learning for P-12 learners in diverse and inclusive communities. This mission encompasses excellence in a variety of learning and field placement settings, fosters an innovative and student-focused learning community through coursework that is rigorous and standards-based, and integrates evidence-based educational practices in teaching and learning.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Children and Adolescent Literature
  • Strategies for Differentiation in the Inclusive Classroom
  • Multicultural Issues in Education and Counseling
  • Teaching with Technology
  • Models of Instruction, Curriculum Development & Adv. Strategies 
  • Foundations of Literacy Development 
  • Personnel Management and Professional Development
  • Educational Tests and Measurement
  • Growth & Development in School Age Students
  • Master's Culminating Experience

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements


Admission Requirements1. GPA requirement
  • Cum GPA—a 2.50 cumulative GPA on all work attempted prior to completion of the baccalaureate degree, or
  • SrYr GPA—a 3.00 GPA on the last 30 semester hours attempted in the baccalaureate degree (all work will be computed for the number of semesters necessary to total the last 30 semester hours), or
  • a 3.00 GPA on the SrYr plus any post-baccalaureate upper-division and/or graduate courses. (Any courses included in the SrYr calculation may be repeated to raise the GPA to 3.00).

2. Current Teaching license

3. $30 Application Fee *: * Only required for first-time applicants.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    572 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 572 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    572 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 572 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Credit per hour.

Living costs for Martinez

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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