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Special Education

Northern State University

48 months
20763 USD/year
20763 USD/year
17661 USD/year
Tuition fee
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At Special Education from Northern State University you’ll be highly employable with a degree in special education from Northern State University!


Special Education from Northern State University gives you the skills necessary to support students with diverse learning needs in a variety of settings, and often is paired as a double major with NSU’s elementary education degree.

Each candidate admitted to our teacher education program receives an iPad. Our special education majors often hear from special education experts and work with area schools. To further enhance your classroom experience, NSU’s special education professors have forged partnerships with community programs that serve people with disabilities.


NSU’s K-12 special education degree prepares you to work with students with disabilities in a variety of settings such as schools, residential facilities, and hospitals, or to work as an adult service provider.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Educational Assessment
  • Classroom Management
  • Children's Literature
  • Teaching Students with Exceptionalities
  • Methods and Media for Middle/High School
  • Educational Programming
  • Student Teaching in Special Education
  • K-12 Curriculum and Instructional Strategies
  • Education Psychology
  • Human Relations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete Application
    • English proficiency tests
    • Obtain an ACT composite score of 18 (redesigned SAT score of 960, or concorded equivalent for older SAT scores) or above; OR
    • Obtain a high school GPA of at least 2.6 on a 4.0 scale; OR
    • Rank in the top sixty (60) percent of their high school graduating class.
    • Send high school transcript/marks sheet
    • Visa Compliance

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20763 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20763 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    20763 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20763 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    17661 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17661 USD per year during 48 months.

Minnesota Resident - $19,195 per year

Living costs for Aberdeen

850 - 1300 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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