Program in Special Education School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences Kent State University

Program in Special Education School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences Kent State University

Kent, OH
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
87%
13%
student ratio
101
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Rolling
fall application deadline
25%
acceptance rate
8 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Special Education Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Specialist in Education (Ed S)
    • Mild/Moderate Intervention Master of Education (M Ed)
    • Deaf Education Master of Education (M Ed)
    • Educational Interpreter K-12 Master of Education (M Ed)
    • General Special Education Master of Education (M Ed)
    • Early Childhood Education Master of Education (M Ed)
    • Transition To Work Master of Education (M Ed)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 35
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

25% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 81
    • Accepted 21
    • Acceptance Rate 25
    • Enrolled Not Reported
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75, moral character form, and 2 letters of reference, goals statement
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, goals statement, 2 letters of reference, and interview, resume
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesGRE General Test, goals statement, 2 letters of reference, and interview, resume
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, 1 administrative assistantship (averaging $8,500 per year)

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students101
    • Female Percentage87%
    • Male Percentage13%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students101
    • Part-time Percentage45%
    • Full-time Percentage55%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American8%
    • White / Caucasian87%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander2%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty23
    • Full-time Percentage52%
    • Part-time Percentage48%
    • Female Percentage83%
    • Male Percentage17%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSocial/emotional needs of gifted, inclusion transition services, early intervention/ecobehavioral assessments, applied behavioral analysis
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Special Education

School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences
Kent State University

PO Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242-0001
United States

Sonya Wisdom

Coordinator

Phone: 330-672-0578
Email: swisdom@kent.edu

Nancy Miller

Academic Program Director, Office of Graduate Student Services

Phone: 330-672-2576
Fax: 330-672-9162
Email: ogs@kent.edu


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