MIT Special Education

100% Online Program

The Master in Teaching in 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-12) teaching license.

We are dedicated to our students, so that they can be dedicated to their students. We are committed to preparing competent, confident, well-start special educators who are ready to enter the field after completing our one to two 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 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-12)

High Value, High Quality

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

Boise State stands out for its high-quality and high-value programs. Full-time in-state tuition is estimated at $9,646, and out-of-state at $16,920 for the 2019-2020 school year.

Source: 2020 US News and World Report

What can I do with this degree?

Successful completion of this fully online program enables you for initial licensure in special education K-12 with the Idaho State Department of Education. Graduates from the MIT in Special Education will find themselves with endless options to teach students with disabilities of any age level, ability level, or disability category. The majority of our graduates find themselves employed in a full-time classroom position just months after graduation, while others move toward leadership positions at the school, district, or even state level as advocates for children with disabilities.

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Nationally Renowned Excellence

According to the “Best Education School Rankings” from the 2020 U.S. News & World Report, Boise State University’s College of Education is ranked in the top 30 of public universities. When the rankings are listed according to regional areas, Boise State’s College of Education is in the top 3 for both the Intermountain West and the Northwest.

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Structure

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Benefits

The MIT program prepares educators with a master’s degree and initial certification online in one year. Learn more about the benefits of the MIT programs from our alumni.

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Our alumni share their positive experiences, and the strong levels of preparation and support they received in the MIT programs.

Costs and Scholarships

Boise State provides an affordable, quality education to improve your future. Scholarship opportunities are available for residents and nonresidents, making it even more affordable to attain a quality education.

The College of Education also offers a range of scholarship opportunities. 

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