Master of Arts in Education with Special Education

 

MA in Education with Special Educational Needs – Asian College of Teachers and EIU-Paris

Asian College of Teachers offers online MA in Education with Special Education in academic collaboration with EIU-Paris. This program provides detailed knowledge on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Understanding Down Syndrome, Autism, and Learning Disabilities – identifying it and the practical Instructional Approaches to help broaden your career prospects in the field of special education.






Program Overview

Asian College of Teachers has designed MA in special education, an online master degree course that introduces you to Education - designing 21st century classrooms, fostering digital literacy, curriculum development, academic management, educational assessment and evaluation along with expert knowledge on ADHD, Autism, Down Syndrome and other Learning Disabilities and help deliver specially designed instruction and understand Individualized Education Program (IEP). Online Master of Arts in Education with Special Education explores the strategies and methods of special education that can be used by teachers in today’s inclusive classrooms and create a learning environment fit for all types of learners. The trainees will be awarded a globally recognized degree on successful completion of MA in Education with Special Educational Needs from ACT.
 

  • ACT’s admission process is quite easy and compliant
  • Candidates can apply online and send in their application
  • ACT’s admission department will contact candidates via mail
  • Candidates can opt for any form of online payment method
  • Applications are open and you can apply now

Admission Requirement

An online learning university is the best option for those adults and professionals who choose not to attend a formal campus-based university. Every learner’s situation and profile is different, and we like to handle each case individually, with focused attention and care. Contact us to get your questions answered directly. Then, you will be ready to apply for admission. Please note that ACT does not provide visa and immigration services, because all our distance learning degree programs may be completed at home.

Basic admission requirements:

Aspirants from all disciplines can take admission to the Master of Arts in Education with Special Education program.

  • High School certificate
  • Recognized Bachelor Degree in any field or equivalent level
  • Life Experience and prior learning credits are available
  • English Level – IELTS Level 5.0 or High School study of all subjects in English or at least 55% marks in English in your High School is desired
  • Knowledge of Internet and browsing, MS Word and Online Research Skill is required

The minimum eligibility for enrolling in masters in special education is a Bachelor’s degree. Applicants must complete their Bachelor’s degree in any field or its equivalent as issued by the Ministry of Education in their home countries. Applicants must also demonstrate English competence. English Level – IELTS Level 5.0 or High School study of all subjects in English or at least 55% marks in English in your High School is also required.

All applicants must possess a clear record of good conduct and must be in good health. Specially- abled applicants are encouraged to apply and are ensured equal opportunities.

Program Requirements

All our Master degree programs under Faculty of Education have four distinct parts:

  • Part One – Foundation Course which comprises of 10 credits and 2 Subjects
  • Part Two – Core Program comes with 30 credits and 6 Subjects
  • Part Three – Specialization of Subjects comes with 20 credits divided into 4 Specialized subjects
  • Part Four – Capstone Project which is a reflective research work comprises of 30 credits

To receive a degree in the programme of study the student must achieve the following:

  • Complete and successfully pass Foundation, Core, Specialization and Capstone Project as prescribed in the programme specification.
  • Obtain a mark of 50% and above to satisfactorily pass each subject as the Capstone Project.
  • Complete the full programme of study in minimum duration of 12 months, and a maximum duration of up to 36 months. After 24 months duration from enrolment date, the student would need to pay a maintenance bench fee for additional months of extension.
  • Students can attend 6 Live Online Webinar Sessions during the year and use one of that as a Capstone Project to complete a reflective paper.

Curriculum

Foundation (10 credits)

  • Psychology and Characteristics of Learners
  • Conducting Accurate Internet Research

Core (30 credits)

  • Developing, Planning & Designing learning Environment
  • Digital literacy – 21st Century Classroom
  • Assessment & Evaluation in Education
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Behavioral Management – Social and Emotional Competence of Learners
  • Introduction to Education Research

Specializations (20 credits)

  • Learn about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Understanding Down Syndrome
  • Autism – Features, Identification and Support
  • Learning Disabilities – Identification and Instructional Approaches

Capstone Project (30 credits) - Choose 1

  • Prepare a paper on any one topic of by attending a one live online webinar from EBC – 5000 words
  • Attend any seminar in Education in your region and create a reflective paper on the same – 5000 words
  • Research Paper – ‘Building an Inclusive Classroom Environment’ – 5000 words

Fees

Here we present different payment options available. Payments can be made via Online Bank Transfer, Credit Card, PayPal or Cash at our Global Centres.

Total fee

  • 2800 USD – If paying from USA or paying in USD
  • 2400 GBP – If paying from UK or EU
  • 100000 Thai Baht – If paying in Asia
  • 2,10,000 INR– If paying in India

All fees include tax.

Fees include all: Program of study, LMS access, study guide, evaluation and assessment, diploma and transcript. Courier charges apply for Diploma and Transcript dispatch to your country. Certificate Notary and Apostille charges are separate from USA. Please check with your admission adviser for more details.

Refund Policy

Once willing candidates register for a course, they are responsible for dropping any course they decide not to attend.

  • Once candidates have enrolled in the program and wish to immediately pull out before any access has been granted - 50% of the tuition fee will be refunded
  • No refund for students who have received course access and have already started off with the program from ACT
  • Read all Terms and Conditions before making payments
  • Processing of refunds make take up to 3 months

Awarding Body

  • All degrees will be conferred by The European International University (EIU– Paris).
  • Students will also receive a Letter of Completion from Asian College of Teachers (ACT).
  • European International University is a private higher education establishment authorized by the French Ministry of National Education, Higher Education, Research, and Innovation, in accordance to and in compliance with the French Education Act: Code de l’Education Articles L 444-1 to 444-11 and R 444-1 to 444-28.

Career & Opportunities

Along with teaching, there are several other sought-after careers that can help you fulfil your dreams. Many of those who pursue this online masters degree in special education opt for teaching in a classroom setting, but this particular Master degree can open up a variety of careers that help people or children with special needs.

However, you may not become a teacher in a special education classroom, because the degree actually prepares the individual who earns it for a variety of jobs in allied areas that take them along different career paths. Hence, you can continue to be a regular teacher in an inclusive classroom.

Other than being special education teachers, there are numerous job opportunities at organizations that provide training, services or advocacy for individuals with disabilities. Many of those careers offer competitive salaries, work flexibility and advancement options that aren’t always available to public or private-school educators. You can always find rewarding careers outside of the school setting after earning your master's degree in special education. Whether you choose to be a teacher in the classroom or pursue other options, this master’s course will help you broaden your career prospects.

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