Fairleigh Dickinson University

University College - Metropolitan Campus

Master of Arts in Learning Disabilities

Address:

1000 River Road T-KB1-01

T-KB1-01

Teaneck, NJ 07940

United States

Phone:

201-692-2838

Fax:

1-201-692-2560

Program Information

Degree Offered:

Master of Arts in Learning Disabilities, Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant State Certificate

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This 38-credit master's degree in learning disabilities is for licensed teachers with experience in special education settings who wish to develop skills for diagnosing learning difficulties and planning instructional programs for pupils from preschool through grades 12.

The Master of Arts in Learning Disabilities - Teacher of Student with Disabilities is a 38 credit, graduate level program designed for individual who possess a Standard Teaching Certificate or a Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing in a general  education instructional area(s). Individuals completing this program obtain the Jersey Teacher of Students with Disabilities certification, while pursuing a Master of Arts Degree. Program Completers are certified to teach students with disabilities in general education classroms and/or resourse centers/special class programs in the subject area(s) for which they earned their general education certification(s).

The Master of Arts in Learning Disabilities - Learning Disabilities Teacher-Consultant is a 38 credit, graduate level program designed for individuals who possess a standard teaching certificate or Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing and will have at least 3 years of teaching experience prior to completing the program. Individuals completing this program obtain the New Jersey endorsement as learning Disabilities Teacher-Consultant and are prepared to serve in this capacity in local school districts as a member of the child study team or in private practice.

Fairleigh Dickinson University's program is accredited by Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC).

Accreditation:

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