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MA Special Education

The Portland State University Department of Special Education, Graduate School of Education, offers a Master’s of Science degree or a Master’s of Arts degree.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 1 year
Starting in: January, April, September
Tuition Fee: $732 per credit
Location: Portland Campus (Portland, United States) / Online


The Special Education Department at Portland State University is dedicated to preparing and supporting professionals to improve the educational outcomes and quality of life for all learners.


To achieve our vision, the Special Education programs strive to increase the use of evidence-based practices by preparing exemplary educators, collaborating with schools, building community partnerships, and conducting and disseminating research.


Courses Included

  • Research in Special Education
  • Issues and Practices in Special
  • Special Project