Master of Education in Special Education

Apply Now Instructions

Deadlines to apply: Feb 1 (Priority) or March 1 (Final)

Applications typically begin in around October/November. To receive updates, notifications, and application tips, please be sure to complete the “Request More Info” form for this program to be added to the contact list.

1. Complete and submit online application to UH Manoa Graduate Division ($100)

2. COE Makalei Application (free)

  • Select:
    • Degree: Master’s Degree
    • Program: MEd, Special Education
    • Emphasis: Interdisciplinary
  • Check off (no additional steps):
    • Apply to UHM Grad Division
    • Completed Baccalaureate Degree
    • Undergraduate Cumulative GPA
    • Prior Experience
  • Complete first, then check off:
    • Submitted Transcripts
    • Video-recorded response & essay (use link)
    • Statement of Objectives (upload)
    • Current Resumé or CV (upload)
  • Submit three letters of recommendation
    • You need to input contact info for your 3 references and then you can check the box.
    • You do not need to have all the letters uploaded before submitting your application. You can upload them afterwards.
    • Your references are emailed a link and can upload your letters for you or they can be emailed directly to:

If you have any questions or need assistance with the application process, please contact

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