Graduate Pathway in Special Education

General

Program Description

An INTO WSU Graduate Pathway program in Special Education will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at Washington State University. Upon successful completion of an INTO WSU Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of undergraduate study at Washington State University. This transition from an INTO WSU Pathway program to a university degree program is called progression.


Degree Program Components:

2-Semester:

  • 37 credit hour program
  • 12 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 25 credit hours remaining toward a degree

1-Semester:

  • 37 credit hour program
  • 6 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 31 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 $16,200
  • Class hours: 12-16 hours per week
  • Class size: 15
  • Award: This Pathway leads to a Master of Education in Special Education at Washington State University.
  • Course options:
    • 1-Semester Pathway
    • 2-Semester Pathway

Entry requirements

1-Semester Pathway

  • Academic requirements: Completion of an undergraduate degree with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Applicants must have a 1-year experience working in special education, human development, or psychology field. This could be teaching experience or experience working with adults or children with disabilities. A degree in education or special education that included student teaching or similar is also acceptable.
  • English language requirements: TOEFL iBT 80, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, or IELA 176.
  • Age requirements: 16 years and above.

2-Semester Pathway

  • Academic requirements: Completion of an undergraduate degree with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Applicants must have a 1-year experience working in special education, human development, or psychology field. This could be teaching experience or experience working with adults or children with disabilities. A degree in education or special education that included student teaching or similar is also acceptable.
  • English language requirements: TOEFL iBT 66, IELTS 6.0, PTEA 50, Password 6, Completion of AE Level 5 with 83% average in all classes, or IELA 169.
  • Age requirements: 16 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*.

Last updated September 2018

About the School

Washington State University offers highly ranked academic programs that are designed to prepare you for your future career. You will work alongside professors whose knowledge and research are known ar ... Read More

Washington State University offers highly ranked academic programs that are designed to prepare you for your future career. You will work alongside professors whose knowledge and research are known around the world. Whether you are pursuing an undergraduate or master’s degree, you’ll have opportunities to conduct research to solve real-world problems. Turn your passion into something bigger. The INTO Washington State University Center will be your second home on campus. The friendly staff can help you with English support, visas, test preparation and advice about off-campus activities. They will be there to help make your transition to the US as easy as possible. Read less