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Fellowships in Special Education

The School of Education is offering fellowships to teachers or prospective teachers who want to pursue a Master’s Degree in Childhood (grades 1-6) or Adolescence (grades 7-12) Special Education with an inclusive, inquiry-based approach.

The fellowship will cover 1/3 of the tuition for the first 12 credits of the Program for new graduate students.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Admission into the Special Education graduate program as a new, first-semester student.
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (submit transcript with fellowship application).
  • Passing score on the LAST of the NYSTCE, or passing score on the LIU Graduate Assessment.
  • Interview with Program faculty member, and receipt of positive recommendation.

Course Offerings:

  • Issues in Urban Education (TAL 801)
  • Perspectives on Disability (TAL 803)
  • Language and Literacy (TAL 802) or Teaching Literacy K-6 (TAL 816)
  • Lives of Children (TAL 811) or Lives of Adolescents (TAL 812)

For further information or application, please call or email:

Ms. Jolli Brown
Student Enrollment and Outreach Officer