Vancouver Island University

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Program Information

School:Vancouver Island University
Field of Study:Special Education and Teaching, General
Description:Graduates of the program will command content knowledge, develop skill-specific competencies and acquire relevant experiences prescribed by the BC Ministry of Education for Special Education specialist teachers, as well as have the capacity to offer leadership in Special Education areas. Program is Full-Time or Part-Time. Students who complete the IEGD program can ladder into the MSED program. These students start their coursework in January.
URL:Special Education at Vancouver Island University
Length:2 Year(s)

Admission Requirements


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    - Completion of a Bachelor's degree with a cumulative grade point average of "B" in the final two years. - A record of at least two years of successful teaching is preferred. - Two current, confidential assessment reports. - A letter of intent explaining why the applicant wishes to pursue graduate work in this area.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Statement of Research Interests
    • Work Experience

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on December 13, 2019

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