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Special Education

St Andrews University

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The St. Andrews Special Education degree program is designed to prepare educators to teach children with mild disabilities via the General K-12 Curriculum.  Through participation in additional courses the program also offers an option for add-on certification in Gifted Education for any education major or licensure only candidate.


Program objectives include pre-service teachers developing the knowledge and understanding necessary to become experts at teaching students with disabilities who are progressing through the General Curriculum (K-12); knowledge and understanding of Special Education laws and policies; and develop the knowledge and understanding of human growth and development theories as they apply to students with disabilities. 

The programme

They will develop an awareness and competency in applying basic principles of curriculum planning and implement them according to the diverse needs of students with disabilities. Pre-service teachers will participate in field experiences, practicums and community events related to students with disabilities (i.e. Special Olympics). 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Child and Adolescent Development 
  • Technology for Educators (3) F, SS
  • Education, Culture & Diversity 
  • Curriculum and Instruction 
  • Educational Psychology 
  • The Exceptional Child 
  • Teachers as Leaders 

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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application
  • Official SAT and/or ACT scores (School codes: SAT 5214, ACT 3146)
  • Official high school transcript with school seal and authorized signature
  • Applicants must satisfactorily complete the following 13 units of a high school college prep curriculum:
-3 units of college prep English-1 unit of a foreign language-3 units of Mathematics, including Geometry and Algebra II-3 units of Social Studies-3 units of Science (or two of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Physics)

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Living costs for Laurinburg

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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


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