Memorial University – St. John’s Campus

Special Education

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Program Information

School:Memorial University – St. John’s Campus
Faculty:Faculty of Education
Field of Study:Special Education and Teaching, General
Description:The bachelor of special education program is for those who hold a prior degree in education. The program is designed to prepare teachers of kindergarten to grade 12 who specialize in accommodating learner diversity and exceptionalities in the school system. This 36 credit hour professional program is available through part-time or full-time study. A number of courses are available through online learning.
URL:Special Education at Memorial University – St. John’s Campus
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $11,460

The cost is a sample for two semesters of a bachelor's degree program.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*65

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    To apply for admission into the Faculty of Education, indicate your desired degree option in the appropriate place on the undergraduate application for admission.

    To be considered for admission to the bachelor of special education program, you must have:

    • been awarded a degree in primary and/or elementary education, music education, or intermediate/secondary education from Memorial University or another recognized institution
    • completed EDUC 4240 (or equivalent) and EDUC 3312 and 3543, or 4350 (or equivalent)
    • successfully completed a professional internship in education or have equivalent teaching experience prior to admission
    • A minimum 65% average in the last 20 attempted three credit hour courses (not including the internship)

    Consideration will be given to the courses for which you are registered at the time of application. Provisional acceptance may be granted if you will have successfully completed all prerequisites prior to the commencement of the program. A percentage of program spaces will be allocated to applicants having relevant teaching experience.

    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 58] or DuoLingo [min. 115] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 50-60]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on February 11, 2021