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About

A Special Education major from Doane University helps prepare you for teaching children and youth with mild or moderate mental handicaps, learning disabilities or behavioral disorders. Teachers graduating from this program have certification for teaching kindergarten through 12th grade.

Overview

Students may obtain certification in both elementary education and special education. A coaching endorsement may also be added to the teaching majors.

The Doane University Special Education is known nationwide for its innovative, performance-based approach to teacher education based on a quality model of theory and developmental experiences.

Field Experience/Student Teaching

At Doane University, students complete a minimum of 225 clock hours of clinical field experience prior to student teaching.

  • This field experience component is designed to engage the pre-service teacher in teaching and learning experiences in PK-12 classrooms during their sophomore and junior year.
  • These experiences can include lesson design and implementation, small group facilitation, and one-on-one instruction.
  • Student teaching is an extended ten to fourteen week experience in a PK-12 setting where each student has primary responsibility for a classroom during the senior year.  Each major or endorsement may extend into an additional student teaching experience.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Reading and Language Arts 
  • Children, Youth and the Family 
  • Exceptional Children 
  • Curricula and Collaboration in Special Education 
  • Special Education Assessment
  • Methods for Secondary Special Education
  • The Collaborative and Inclusive Education 
  • Integration of Special Education Competencies
  • Student Teaching: Special Education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An official transcript of credits from the high school (and/or other educational institution) and results of the ACT (American College Test) or SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) must accompany a completed application.  Students should consult their high school counselor for ACT and SAT test dates and registration.  Information on ACT and SAT testing is also available from the Office of Admission at Doane University.
    • Successful applicants to Doane will complete a strong college preparatory program. Preference is given to applicants who have taken four years of English, and three years of each mathematics, science, and social studies. Two years of a foreign language is also encouraged.
    • demonstrate English language proficiency,

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37080 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 37080 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    37080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37080 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Crete

994 - 1534 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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