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Master of Education in Special Education
Concentration in Learning and Behavior Disorders

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Prerequisite for Admission to the program:

  1. EDSP 540: Introduction to Exceptional Children or its equivalent

  2. Teacher Certification

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirement for admission is the Baccalaureate degree or its equivalent. Anyone seeking admission to the Graduate School, University of Louisville, for purposes of pursuing the Master of Education in Special Education for the Learning and Behavior Disorders Concentration must provide the following:

  1. Transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work completed
  2. Two letters of recommendation from individuals who can speak to the applicants academic or professional capabilities
  3. A personal statement of no more than 500 words, along with the Personal Statement Cover Sheet [PDF].
  4. Minimum combined score of 800 on the General Test Section of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  5. Teaching certificate or statement of eligibility
  6. Complete application for admission to the Graduate School, University of Louisville
  7. $60 application fee, check or money order made payable to the University of Louisville

If you live outside of the United States and intend to complete an online academic program from your home country, be sure to view special requirements for international students.

For more information on the admission and application process, please contact our Online Learning Enrollment Counselor at 800.871.8635 or by email,

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