Lewis University

College of Education

Special Education


3434 South Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60616

United States

Program Information

Degree Offered:

LBS1 Endorsement, M.A. - Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The master's degree program in special education leads to a Type 10 Specialist Certificate in Learning Disabilities/Behavior Disorders; EMH/TMH. Course work includes characteristics and methods of disability, leadership/research/foundations in special education, diagnosis of exceptional students, and clinical experiences.


All teacher education programs are approved for entitlement by the Illinois State Board of Education in conjunction with the Illinois State Teacher Certification Board. In addition, the College of Education has earned NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education) accreditation.

International Student Requirements:

If you're an international student from a non-English speaking country, certify your proficiency in reading and writing English. Your score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) should be in the 65th percentile for your nationality group, or higher.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: MA- 46 End- 12

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $575 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Loans are available for those who qualify. Applicants are encouraged to apply for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Lewis University FAFSA School Code: 001707.

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 0-999