Applicants applying for a Fall 2019 start to the MS in Special Education program with a concentration in Multisensory Reading Instruction Level I are eligible to be selected for one of three (3) individual $5,000 scholarships.


  • Must be a new student in the MS in Special Education with the Multisensory Reading Instruction Level I concentration
  • Must start classes in the Fall 2019 term
  • The $5,000 scholarship will be applied toward tuition when selected students are enrolled in the course, "EDLS 622: Basic Word Study I"


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Special Education Programs
  • BS in Special Education
  • MS in Applied Behavior Analysis (Online or Hybrid)
  • MS in Educational Administration (Special Education Leadership Concentration)   
  • MS in Special Education
  • MS in Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Dyslexia Specialist Certificate - Wilson Reading System® Certification
  • Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Graduate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Graduate Certificate in Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Wellness
  • Certificate in Integrated Nursing Care of Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Collaborative Special Education Law and Process Certificate 
  • Post-Bachelor's Certificate in Special Education Leadership  
  • Reading Specialist Certification        
  • Special Education Certification
  • EdD in Educational Leadership and Management (Special Education Leadership Concentration)
Wilson Reading System® Certification
Drexel is one of only a handful of colleges and universities that offer Wilson Reading System® Level I Certification through certificate and graduate degree programs.

Paths to Wilson Reading System® Certification
  • Dyslexia Specialist Certificate - Wilson Reading System® Certification
  • MS in Special Education
  • MS in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum: Advanced Studies
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The number of children with special needs is on the rise. Currently, more than seven million children in the U.S. require special education.* Drexel University offers online special education degrees and certificates for educators and administrators seeking new tools and methodologies to instruct the growing number of students with autism spectrum disorders and related learning disabilities.



Online Academic Programs in Special Education