Fairleigh Dickinson University

University College - Metropolitan Campus

Master of Arts in Learning Disabilities


1000 River Road T-KB1-01


Teaneck, NJ 07940

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Learning Disabilities

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This 38-credit graduate program is offered for licensed teachers seeking to develop expertise in working with pupils with learning disabilities or other handicapping conditions. It is designed for individuals interested in teaching in inclusive classrooms, resources rooms, self-contained classrooms, or in private practice. Teachers who successfully complete the master’s program will be eligible for certification as Teacher of Students with Disabilities, the license required by the state of New Jersey for teaching pupils with learning disabilities in inclusive classrooms such as resources centers, or self-contained classrooms. Fairleigh Dickinson University's program is accredited by Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC). Program resources include the opportunity for placement at the University’s own on-site Center for Clinical Teaching; an affiliation with Hackensack University Medical Center; and practicum experience at St. Rose of Lima School in Newark, N.J.


Fairleigh Dickinson University is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 38

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $1154.00 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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