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Special Education, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Cedarville, OH, United States
Cedarville’s distinctly Christian, accredited special education degree will train you to teach special education for grades K–12 for students with mild to moderate disabilities in Christian or public schools. You will take challenging, biblically integrated coursework and take part in innovative field experiences as part of this program.

Overview

  • Biblical — With both your Bible minor and education coursework, you will learn how to incorporate biblical principles in your classroom.
  • Innovative — You will take part in innovative field experiences within local public schools.
  • Student teaching options — You can choose to complete your student teaching experience locally in Christian and public schools or in a foreign country approved by the School of Education.
  • Changing lives — We believe that a degree in education is the opportunity to change lives for the Kingdom of God and at Cedarville, you’ll find plenty of ways to pursue your passion and hone your teaching skills: tutoring local students, teaching in area ministries, and educating diverse communities. You’ll come to see students with disabilities as a gift from God and see you work with them as a mission field.
  • Diverse — You will have field experiences or clinical practice for both conventional and distance learning programs that provide experiences with male and female grade K–12 students from different socioeconomic groups and ethnic/racial groups. You will also work with English language learners and students with with both mild and moderate disabilities during some of your field experiences and/or clinical practice to develop and practice your knowledge, skills, and professional dispositions for working with all students.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    International applicants do have a final deadline of May 1 for Fall Semester and November 1 for Spring Semester.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Language Development and Communication Disorders
  • Teaching Children with Mild to Moderate Disabilities

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Complete the application and essay.
  • Ensure that your name is typed in the top right corner of the essay.
  • Complete the internship questionnaire and bring the completed form to the office of international programs.
  • Bring the completed application and essay to the office of international programs.
  • Submit the reference form to a faculty member to complete and return to the office of international programs.
  • Print out your transcript from CedarInfo and submit it with your application.
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      28956 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 28956 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
    • National

      28956 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 28956 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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