Students can complete the master of science in education degree program in specialist in developmental disabilities in two years.
Students will be assigned a faculty advisor upon completion of the application for admission. Students should meet with the assigned advisor prior to beginning their program of study and periodically thereafter. The advisor will assist the student in planning his/her program.
*Students who seek the CAS in special education must complete the application process. One of the requirements is to have maintained an overall GPA/QPA of 3.0 during master’s work.
Decisions for admittance into the graduate program are based upon a comprehensive system, which includes multiple measures to assess the personal characteristics, communications and basic skills proficiency of candidates.
This system includes (a) application (b) official transcripts or in-progress letter (c) references (d) statement of intent (e) resume and/or experience profile
*Students may attend an interview which will examine the student's career goals, personal readiness for their program, multicultural sensitivity and awareness, and personal judgment and decision-making skills.
Yes. If you are matriculated (accepted) student you may qualify for a Stafford Student Loan, a Federal Perkins Loan, a TAP award (New York state residents) or an OSAP Loan (Canadians).
Learn more at the Niagara University Financial Aid Office.
Students must maintain a B average in course work and successfully complete a comprehensive examination and all practicum and internship placements.