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Please send the following to the graduate coordinator:
Please mail all materials for the departmental application to:
Department of Special Education
Eastern Illinois University
1212 Buzzard Building.
Charleston, IL 61920
Please note that the program admission requirements are different than the Graduate School requirements. You may also send the appropriate items above via email to office coordinator Angi Hallowell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You'll be able to keep tabs on the status of your application through MyEIU; you'll receive a message when you have been officially admitted to EIU!
If you are interested in a graduate assistantship, you also need to submit a graduate assistantship application.
Graduate assistantships are typically awarded in accordance with the academic year. Assistantship applications are normally accepted through the middle of February; a decision for the next academic year comes within a month. For more information about graduate assistantships, please click here.
Now you're ready for your first semester at Eastern! Welcome to the EIU family! We're glad to have you, and we're confident you'll be glad you came!
The Master of Science in Education, Special Education is flexible and allows you to select graduate-level coursework that will meet your interests and educational goals. Coursework for LBSII licensure in Behavior Intervention and Curriculum Adaption is also available on a rotating basis.