Master of Education in Special Education
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Program Details

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley offers a Master of Education in Special Education degree, fully online. Students of this program learn effective teaching methods that are applicable to the growing field of working with special education students.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0, or minimum GRE scores of 150 Verbal, 141 Quantitative, and 4.0 Analytical
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended
  • Personal statement
  • Resume including educational background and work experience
  • Two letters of recommendation from professional or academic sources
  • Demonstrated knowledge of special education or knowledge of individual differences through:
    • State certification in special education
    • 3 hours of undergraduate coursework in special education with a grade of 'B' or better; or
    • Coursework in a related field such as psychology, early childhood education, or speech pathology

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges