Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders College of Education New Mexico State University

Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders College of Education New Mexico State University

Las Cruces, NM
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
85%
15%
student ratio
143
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
25%
acceptance rate
7 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Bilingual/Multicultural Special Education Doctor of Education (Ed D)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Special Education Doctor of Education (Ed D)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA) [general special education]
    • Communication Disorders Master of Arts (MA)
    • Specialist in Education (Ed S)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 42
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

25% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 206
    • Accepted 53
    • Acceptance Rate 25
    • Enrolled 50
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $40
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test or MAT
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

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 awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students143
    • Female Percentage85%
    • Male Percentage15%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students143
    • Part-time Percentage41%
    • Full-time Percentage59%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino49%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian38%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty17
    • Full-time Percentage88%
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Female Percentage82%
    • Male Percentage18%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMulticultural special education, multicultural communication disorders, mild disability, multicultural assessment, deaf education, early childhood, bilingual special education
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$354,343

Location & Contact

Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders

College of Education
New Mexico State University

PO Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
United States

Dr. Marlene Salas-Provance

Academic Department Head

Phone: 575-646-2402
Fax: 575-646-7712
Email: lolasas@nmsu.edu


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