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Special Education CSU Tuition Waiver

Contact Person: Chairperson of Graduate Programs in Education Department, Education Bldg. 319, 773-995-2086.

Individuals seeking a MSED degree in Special Education for initial or certified teachers are eligible for this waiver.

The award covers up to 10 credits per term and may cover fees. The awards are renewable for up to two years pending available funding and satisfactory progress towards degree.


  • Graduate student, holds at least a BS/BA degree
  • Be admitted to the MSED Special Education Program or permission of chairperson
  • Maintain 3.0 GPA
  • Demonstrate ability to perform activities related to discipline and maintain criteria for award

Graduation Application (student)
GAPP Form (faculty/advisor)

Submission Deadline
February 12, 2016

ProQuest Workshop
Wednesday February 24,2016 5PM ADM 301
For students who are required to post their thesis/dissertation on ProQuest.
RSVP gporter@csu.edu by February 22,2016 5pm.

Thesis/Dissertation Submission Deadline
April 19, 2016 
Last date to upload copy of thesis/dissertation that has been approved by committee and advisor and associated forms to ProQuest site for review.

Thesis/Dissertation Submission Deadline for Review by Office of Graduate & Professional Studies 

Submit Thesis/Dissertation and all Forms via ProQuest
April 15, 2016

Commencement Countdown
Spring Dates TBA

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May 12, 2016

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