Master of Education in Special Education online

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Apply by: 2/26/21
Start Class: 3/8/21

Program Overview

$10,950* Total Tuition
10 months* Duration
30* Credit Hours

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Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Develop instructional goals to meet the needs of diverse learners
  • Demonstrate competence in the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) standards
  • Exhibit the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to assess and analyze student learning
  • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of content needed to teach interrelated disciplines as an independent teacher in a specialized setting
  • Plan effective teaching and learning experiences for diverse learners
  • Develop instructional goals to meet the needs of diverse learners
  • Demonstrate competence in the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) standards
  • Exhibit the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to assess and analyze student learning
  • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of content needed to teach interrelated disciplines as an independent teacher in a specialized setting
  • Plan effective teaching and learning experiences for diverse learners
$10,950* Total Tuition
10 months* Duration
30* Credit Hours
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Tuition

Mississippi College prides itself on offering a quality private school education at public university prices. The pay-by-the-course tuition cost for the Master of Education in Special Education online degree program is affordable and priced with the working student in mind. Financial aid may also be available for students who qualify.

Tuition breakdown:

$10,950* Total Tuition with AACSB business bachelor's
$* Total Tuition without AACSB business bachelor's

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application Process


  1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid at www.fafsa.gov.
  2. Enter the code of: 002415 to choose MC as one of your options.

If you have questions regarding financial aid, please contact the Financial Aid Department at 601.925.3212.

Tuition breakdown:

$10,950* Total Tuition
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Calendar

The School of Education offers multiple start dates each year for the convenience of our M.Ed. in Special Education online students. Students should consider application date deadlines, turn in all required documents, register for classes and pay tuition for their desired program start date.

Now enrolling:

2/26/21 Apply Date
3/8/21 Class Starts
TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End Date
Spring I1/11/211/1/211/4/211/5/211/6/212/28/21
Spring II3/8/212/26/213/1/213/2/213/3/214/25/21

Now enrolling:

2/26/21 Apply Date
3/8/21 Class Starts

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Admissions

The School of Education admission process has specific requirements that students must meet to enroll in the Master of Education in Special Education online program. Find out the requirements for the M.Ed. in Special Education online program, what additional materials you should send and where you need to send them.

Admissions Requirements:

  • Official Transcripts
  • Teaching License
  • Exam Scores

Courses

The coursework for the Master of Education in Special Education online program is accelerated, offering seven-week terms for a total of 30 credit hours.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A survey of the basic research methodologies in the social and behavioral sciences with emphasis on critical reading of published research. Students conduct a meta-analysis of research literature or develop a research proposal.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The course provides students with an opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills that are essential to planning, developing, revising and implementing curriculum content and learning strategies. Emphasis is on components of the instructional management plan: goals, objectives, methodology, use of appropriate resources/materials and evaluation.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is specifically designed to keep the student abreast with current tests required for special class placement. Close contact will be maintained with the State Department of Education requirements, acceptable tests, and testing procedures.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A study of the cognitive and psycho-social needs of students who are mildly handicapped (learning disabled) or moderately handicapped (educable mentally retarded) on the pre-school, elementary and secondary levels.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A study of the strategies and materials used in planning and implementing individualized programs for elementary mildly/moderately handicapped students.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A study of the strategies and materials used in planning and implementing individualized programs for secondary mildly/moderately handicapped students.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course will address the characteristics and methods of teaching students, kindergarten through secondary school, who have been diagnosed as being autistic, having severe communication problems, being trainable mentally retarded or having mild behavioral problems, and/or other pervasive developmental difficulties.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A study of organizational procedures for special education as required by the Mississippi State Department of Education.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A study of the symptoms and causes of reading disabilities. Analysis and diagnosis of reading ability, including the use of standardized tests, informal measures, portfolios, surveys, inventories, observation and individual or group tests will be utilized. Communicating results and reporting practices will be explored, along with remediation or corrective techniques, special teaching materials, machines and visual or other physical aids for reading improvement. The case study approach utilizing (IEP) individual educational prescriptions will be used by students to develop reading instruction to meet individual needs based upon diagnostic findings.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An overview of exceptional children is presented and a study is made of those children who do not profit readily by the methods usually employed in teaching normal individuals. Emphasis is placed on identification, diagnosis, and etiology of exceptionality. Organization, administration, and objectives of special education courses also are covered.
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