A Pathway program provides academic, language and cultural support in order to succeed at a US university. Students are guaranteed progression to a graduate degree program through curriculum consisting of credit-earning courses. Students who successfully complete an INTO UAB Graduate Pathway program in special education are assured progression to a UAB graduate special education degree program upon submission of additional required application materials.


Degree Program Components:

2-Semester:

  • 39 credit hour program
  • 12 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 27 credit hours remaining toward a degree

1-Semester:

  • 39 credit hour program
  • 9 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 30 credit hours remaining toward a degree

Course features

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.
  • Students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills through internships after completing coursework.

Key course facts

  • Course length: 1-2 Semesters
  • Start dates: 2019: January, August; 2020: January
  • Fees: From $15,240
  • Class hours: 9-13 hours per week
  • Class size: 14
  • Award: Students are guaranteed admission to the Master of Arts in Special Education program at UAB after successfully completing the Graduate Pathway and meeting all progression requirements.
  • Course options:
    • 1-Semester
    • 2-Semester

Entry requirements

1-semester

  • Academic requirements: Four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent; 2.5 undergraduate GPA.
  • English language requirements: TOEFL iBT 80 (20 subscores in 3 sections), IELTS 6.5 (6.0 subscores in 3 sections), PTEA 53, or IELA 176.
  • Age requirements: 17 years and above.

2-semester

  • Academic requirements: Four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent; 2.5 undergraduate GPA.
  • English language requirements: TOEFL iBT 65 (16+ subscores), IELTS 5.5 (5.5+ subscores), PTEA 44, Completion of AE Level 4, Password overall Level 6, or IELA 169.
  • Age requirements: 17 years and above.

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices that are shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

Program taught in:
  • English
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