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Education: Special Education (EDM and Nondegree)

Deadlines
  U.S. Non-U.S.
Summer 5/15
Spring 10/15 10/15
Fall 2/1 2/1
Merit-Based Aid 2/1

Graduate School of Education

Areas of Concentration

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), LDT-C Certification, Non-Certification, Teacher of Students with Disabilities & Gifted Ed, Teacher of Students with Disablilities

Program Requirements

1. Personal statement.
2. Three letters of recommendation.
3. Official undergraduate transcripts.

No decision of admission can be processed less than 2 weeks before the beginning of the semester.

Personal Statement Instructions

Applicants should develop a personal statement that clearly articulates a good fit between their educational and professional development trajectory, and the program to which they are applying.

Ed.M. in Special Education- General Studies
1. Introduction: Program to which you are applying.
2. Brief background on prior training and relevant professional experiences.
3. Having taught before, what draws you to learn more about special education?
4. What do you hope to gain from completing this program and how does it fit in with your professional goals?
5. What makes you a good candidate for acceptance into this program
6. Summary and closure

Ed.M. in Special Education- Learning Disabilities Teacher-Consultant Certification
1. Introduction: Program to which you are applying.
2. Brief background on prior training and relevant professional experiences.
3. Having been a classroom teacher, how do you think this experience will be helpful when you become a Learning Disability Teacher Consultant?
4. What do you hope to gain from completing this program and how does it fit in with your professional goals?
5. What makes you a good candidate for acceptance into this program
6. Summary and closure

Note

Please see our GSE website for step-by-step instructions on how to apply and application requirements specific to each program.

If you are submitting a NON-DEGREE (NOD) application, in your personal statement please indicate your reasons for taking non-degree courses.