Special Education, MA Online

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Tuition & Financial Aid


Tuition for the coursework and research component is $449 per credit hour. The total cost for tuition and fees is approximately $13,619, which includes a graduation application fee of $149. Tuition credit may be available for supervision of student teachers and field experience students.

Alumni Award Scholarship

We are excited to offer anyone who has graduated from Greenville University with a Bachelor’s Degree an Alumni Award Scholarship of 10% of tuition for graduate-level courses.

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Completion Time:

18 Months

Career Opportunities

Career Outlook for Special Education Master’s Degree Graduates

There are 6.6 million public school children enrolled in special education in the United States – 13 percent of all public school students. Completing your master’s degree will open the door to a variety of careers, both in teaching special education students and assessing educational needs to help develop and implement plans for schooling.

Illinois has one of the highest employment levels in the nation for special education teachers. Average annual salaries for special education teachers in Illinois are between $65-70K, depending on the grade level.*

Top special education careers

  • Special Education Teacher
  • Educational Diagnostician
  • Special Education Director

* Bureau of Labor Statistics

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