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Special Education

Westminster College Salt Lake City

48 months
37960 USD/year
37960 USD/year
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Westminster College's Special Education program prepares you to work with students with high-incidence disabilities. Through the Special Education program at the Westminster College Salt Lake City, you will learn practices that nurture and develop equity and inclusion for all students, allowing you to act as both an instructor and an instrument for social change. 


We prepare teaching candidates to work with students who have a wide range of learning, cognitive, emotional, and physical abilities through practices that nurture and develop equity and inclusion for all students.

Teacher candidates in the Special Education program at the Westminster College Salt Lake City have a strong desire to make a difference in the lives of students and serve as advocates for equity and inclusion. 

Key Benefits

  • In-person instruction is paired with practice in actual school settings, allowing you to learn in a hands-on, collaborative environment.
  • Instruction covers the Council for Exceptional Children's high-leverage practices, which can be used to leverage student learning across different content areas, grade levels, and student abilities and disabilities, addressing the most critical practices that every K–12 special education teacher should master.
  • Key skills covered in instruction include:
  • Collaboration
  • Evidence-based reading and mathematics instruction
  • Progress monitoring
  • Standards-based Individualized Education Program (IEP) development
  • Functional behavioral assessment

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Developmentally Appropriate Teaching and Learning
  • Foundations of Education in a Diverse Society
  • Teaching with Technology 
  • English Learners 
  • Literacy Foundations, Assessment and Instruction 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


124 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application for admission.
    • Personal statement or essay (optional).
    • Official transcripts, academic records, diplomas, national examination results, certificates or degrees received from all secondary, post-secondary, university and/or professional schools and any necessary translations. 
    • International students who are non-native speakers of English must provide evidence of English language proficiency by submitting official scores from one of four standardized tests: SAT/ACT/TOEFL/IELTS. Test date must be within two years of application for scores to be valid. See English Proficiency Policy below for details.
    • Recommendation letter from high school counselor or teacher, upon request.

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for Salt Lake City

1000 - 1730 USD /month
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