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Special Education

Benedictine University

48 months
34290 USD/year
34290 USD/year
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The Special Education program at Benedictine University states that with demand growing at a rapid rate, having a degree in special education prepares candidates to teach students in kindergarten through high school with cognitive, emotional, multiple, physical, and learning disabilities, and other health impairments.


The Special Education program at Benedictine University will help you to:

  • develop an understanding of how children learn;
  • explore options for teaching a wide variety of subject/content areas;
  • teach through experiences with licensed teachers in diverse schools; and
  • research current elementary education practices involving instructional planning, methods, curricula, and assessment.


Candidates in the Elementary Education Program are supported by qualified faculty, university supervisors, and staff as they progress through their curriculum and clinical experiences. Candidates receive a solid foundation to become effective elementary education teachers committed to scholarship, lifelong inquiry, leadership, and social responsibility.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Writing Colloquium 
  • Research Writing 
  • Speech Communication 
  • Educational Foundations 
  • Language Arts in the Elementary School 
  • Characteristics of Learners with Low Incidence Disabilities 
  • Technology for Teachers

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National students can apply anytime.


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply to Benedictine University
  • Transcripts and Test Scores for International Students
  • A personal statement
  • A high school guidance counselor letter of recommendation
  • Seventh semester transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34290 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    34290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34290 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Lisle

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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