Special Education

Supported Degree Objectives


  • Master of Science in Education (MSED)
  • Graduate Certificate
  • Non Degree
The course work in the Master of Science in Education with a Major in Special Education will not satisfy the United States Department of Homeland Security and Purdue University Graduate School requirement that you take 6 credit hours of face to face classes per semester. As such, Purdue University Fort Wayne is unable to issue a Form I-20, Certificate of Eligibility, for this program.

Required Supporting Documents


English Proficiency Requirements


Master's Degree Program Requirements


  • Cumulative Grade Point Average from most recently conferred undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree:
    • 3.0 or equivalent (A=4.0)

Application Deadlines


  • Fall Spring Summer
    Rolling Rolling Rolling U.S. Citizen

International applicants: The course work in the Masters of Education with a Major in Special Education program will not satisfy the United States Department of Homeland Security and Purdue University Graduate School requirement that you take 6 credit hours of face to face classes per semester. As such, Purdue Fort Wayne is unable to issue a Form I-20, Certificate of Eligibility, for this program.

Program Contact Information


  • Name Dr. Jane Leatherman
    Phone 260-481-5742
    Email leatherj@pfw.edu
    Web Program Website
    Address Office of Graduate Studies
    PFW, Kettler Hall, Room 140
    2101 East Coliseum Boulevard
    Fort Wayne, IN 46805
    USA
Purdue Fort Wayne campus