Special Education (MED)

MEd

Special Education, MEd

On Campus 36 cr

The Barkley Center, home to the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, provides a stimulating environment for educational, clinical, and research activities.

Description

Learning to assist individuals with special education needs or those with communication disorders of speech, language, balance, or hearing is central to programs in the department.

Students can take many classes in special education online.

Specializations

  1. Early Childhood Special Education
  2. Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  3. Visual Impairments

Graduate Admission Requirements

  • Application for Admission with $50 non-refundable application fee.
  • One set of transcripts.
  • If the student’s native language is not English, verification of English proficiency is required.
  • If International: upload copies of all college- or university-level transcripts or mark sheets (records of courses and marks earned), with certificates, diplomas, and degrees plus certified English translations.

    * Official documents are required from all students who are admitted and enroll. Photocopies of certified records are not acceptable. International students enrolled in other U.S. institutions may have certified copies of all foreign records sent directly to the Office of Graduate Studies by their current school’s registrar office.

  • If applicant is not a US citizen and expects an F or J visa: financial information.
  • Applicants must also fulfill any additional requirements the department specifies at the time of application.

Major Admission Requirements

  • Minimum English proficiency: Paper TOEFL 550, Internet TOEFL 80, IELTS 6.5
  • Personal Statement: This statement should discuss your area of interest in marketing, why you want to earn a Ph.D., and what you hope to accomplish with it.
  • Resume
  • Three recommendation letters

Admission Deadlines

January 15 for Fall.

NOTE: When sending GRE or TOEFL scores, our institution code is 6877 and a department code is not needed

Support Staff

Jill England

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