Bethel University

M.A. Special Education


3900 Bethel Dr

Saint Paul, MN 55112

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A. - Special Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The M.A. Degree Program in Special Education will build your knowledge base and refine your skills to assess and educate Emotionally/Behaviorally Disordered (E/BD) and Learning Disabled (LD) students. We offer a variety of degree and licensure options depending on your area of interest and your desired level of licensure. As part of a Christian learning community, our professors prepare educational leaders who want to make a difference in the lives of their students. Ideal students include those who: -Are reflective practitioners with the desire to invest in personal learning and professional renewal -Are knowledgeable and competent in their subject matter -Understand how students learn and develop -Facilitate learning through effective teaching -Establish collaborative relationships with students, staff, parents, and community members of varying personality, racial/ethnic background, family characteristics, socioeconomic status, and ability -Whose Christian worldview provides a strong moral framework characterized by integrity and compassion


The Minnesota Board of Teaching approves all education programs at Bethel—and we’re a member of the Teacher Education Accreditation Council. Programs in the Graduate School of Bethel University are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

International Student Requirements:

Submit a TOEFL examination score report (required of all international student applicants and all student applicants whose primary language is not English). A minimum score of 550 is required on the paper-based test, 213 on the computer-based test, or 80 on the Internet-based test.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 34

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 490 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Federal Application for Free Financial Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA Code: 003480.

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 0-999

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