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MIT P-8 Special Education

100% Online Program

The Master in Teaching in P-8 Special Education is a fully online program that leads to 1) a master’s degree, and 2) recommendation for certification for the Exceptional Child Generalist K-8 teaching certification plus an Early Childhood Special Education endorsement ages 3-5 years old.

We are dedicated to our students, so that they can be dedicated to their students. We are committed to preparing competent, confident, well-started special educators who are ready to enter the field after completing our one-year, fully online program. Just because you’re taking online classes doesn’t mean you need to be disconnected. We know that an individualized approach is vital to your development as a future teacher, so we connect you with knowledgeable faculty, expert supervisors, and passionate peers in the program to ensure that your online community never feels too far away.

The Master in Teaching in P-8 Special Education program is 100% online.

Department Name: Department of Early and Special Education

Official Degree Name: Master in Teaching in Special Education

Degree Type: Master in Teaching

Type of Idaho Teaching Certification: Exceptional Child Generalist K-8 with an Early Childhood Special Education endorsement

Note for Students with Out-of-State Home Addresses: If considering an academic program that leads to a professional license or certification in your state, it is highly recommended that you first seek guidance from the appropriate licensing agency in your home state BEFORE beginning the academic program located outside your state, or upon changing states. Visit the Professional Licensure Disclosures website for more information.

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What can I do with this degree?

Successful completion of this fully online program enables you for initial licensure in Exceptional Child Generalist K-8 plus an Early Childhood Special Education endorsement with the Idaho State Department of Education. The majority of our graduates find themselves employed in a full-time classroom position right after graduation, working at an elementary school or early childhood setting working with diverse learners of all abilities.

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Earn a graduate degree from one of the Northwest’s top 3 colleges of education.

Boise State stands out for its high-quality and high-value programs. Full-time in-state tuition is estimated at $9,638, and out-of-state at $26,558 for the 2020-2021 school year.

Source: 2021 US News and World Report

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