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Graduate Pathway in Special Education

An INTO WSU Graduate Pathway program in Special Education will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at Washington State University. Upon successful completion of an INTO WSU Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of undergraduate study at Washington State University. This transition from an INTO WSU Pathway program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree Program Components

2-Semester:

  • 37 credit hour program
  • 12 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 25 credit hours remaining toward degree

1-Semester:

  • 37 credit hour program
  • 6 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 31 credit hours remaining toward degree

Course features

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.
  • Students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills through internships after completing course work.
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Key facts

Course length: 1 - 2 Semesters
Start dates: January, August
Fees: From $16,200
Academic requirements:

Completion of undergraduate degree with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0.

English language requirements: From: IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 70 or equivalent
Course options:
  • 1-Semester Pathway
  • 2-Semester Pathway

Your course options

View detailed course content by selecting one of the options below:

This International Year One 1-Semester Pathway lasts six months and is designed for students who already have a higher level of English.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 80, IELTS 7.0 or PTEA 53.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Completion of undergraduate degree with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Applicants must have 1 year experience working in special education, human development, or psychology field. This could be teaching experience or experience working with adults or children with disabilities. A degree in education or special education that included student teaching or similar is also acceptable.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English course

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
13 August 2018 14 December 2018 1 Semester $16,200
2 January 2019 3 May 2019 1 Semester $16,200
12 August 2019 13 December 2019 1 Semester
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1 January 2020 1 May 2020 1 Semester
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Class information

Class hours:

12-16 hours per week

Class size: 15

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
This International Year One 2-Semester Pathway lasts 12 months and is designed for students who have a moderate level of English.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 70, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 50, Password 6 or Completion of AE Level 5 with 83% average in all classes.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Completion of undergraduate degree with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Applicants must have 1 year experience working in special education, human development, or psychology field. This could be teaching experience or experience working with adults or children with disabilities. A degree in education or special education that included student teaching or similar is also acceptable.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English course

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
13 August 2018 3 May 2019 2 Semesters $28,200
2 January 2019 26 July 2019 2 Semesters $28,200
12 August 2019 1 May 2020 2 Semesters
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1 January 2020 24 July 2020 2 Semesters
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Class information

Class hours:

12-16 hours per week

Class size: 15

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 80, IELTS 7.0 or PTEA 53.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Completion of undergraduate degree with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Applicants must have 1 year experience working in special education, human development, or psychology field. This could be teaching experience or experience working with adults or children with disabilities. A degree in education or special education that included student teaching or similar is also acceptable.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English course

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
12 August 2019 13 December 2019 1 Semester
-
1 January 2020 1 May 2020 1 Semester
-
13 August 2018 14 December 2018 1 Semester $16,200
2 January 2019 3 May 2019 1 Semester $16,200

Class information

Class hours:

12-16 hours per week

Class size: 15

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 70, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 50, Password 6 or Completion of AE Level 5 with 83% average in all classes.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Completion of undergraduate degree with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Applicants must have 1 year experience working in special education, human development, or psychology field. This could be teaching experience or experience working with adults or children with disabilities. A degree in education or special education that included student teaching or similar is also acceptable.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English course

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
12 August 2019 1 May 2020 2 Semesters
-
1 January 2020 24 July 2020 2 Semesters
-
13 August 2018 3 May 2019 2 Semesters $28,200
2 January 2019 26 July 2019 2 Semesters $28,200

Class information

Class hours:

12-16 hours per week

Class size: 15

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
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