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Special Education

St Andrews University

48 months
1000 USD/year
1000 USD/year
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At Special Education from St Andrews University students will develop the knowledge, skill and dispositions necessary to provide developmentally appropriate learning experiences for special needs students in special and general education settings. The pre-service Special Education teachers will show evidence of skills for leading students toward higher cognitive development stages.


Special Education from St Andrews University 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.


Special Education from St Andrews University 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.

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 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • No minimum test scores or GPA
    • Completed application
    • (Optional due to COVID-19) Official SAT and/or ACT scores (School codes: SAT 5214, ACT 3146)
    • You must have a GED Certificate or Adult High School Diploma.Official high school transcript for any years attended high school with seal and authorized signature.
    • Official high school transcript with school seal and authorized signature
    • An essay, 
    • Letter(s) of recommendation, 
    • Resume, 
    • Sample of scholarly work,
    • Interview.
    • English Proficiency Scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1000 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    1000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1000 USD per year during 48 months.

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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