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M.S. Special Education

About the Program

The Special Education Program at Southwest Minnesota State University offers a master's degree in Special Education with a choice of licensure areas in:

All Special Education candidates take a Special Education Core (18-19 cr.) and the Specialty Courses in at least one area (10-15 cr.) which leads to Special Education licensure. Candidates are welcome to pursue more than one licensure area. Research Component Courses (8 cr.) to complete the 34 credits required for the M.S. in Special Education. Check out testimonials from past students to see how they enjoyed the program.

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Program Requirements:

SPED students are required to have a 3.0 GPA for admission into the program. If your GPA is under the requirement, you may still qualify for provisional admission through demonstrating your skills and abilities within your application. Provisional admission does require students to attain a 3.0 GPA in their first semester.

View the course requirements within our academic catalog.

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