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Department of Special Education and Multiple Abilities College of Education The University of Alabama

  • Tuscaloosa, AL
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 93%7%
    student ratio
  • 74
    total students
  • $9,200 | $22,950
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • July 1
    fall application deadline
  • 70%
    acceptance rate
  • 9 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Collaborative Special Education Specialist in Education (Ed S)
      Master of Education (M Ed)
    • Early Intervention Master of Education (M Ed)
      Specialist in Education (Ed S)
    • Special Education Doctor of Education (Ed D)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Multiple Abilities Master of Education (M Ed)
    • Gifted And Talented Education Master of Education (M Ed)
      Specialist in Education (Ed S)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 24
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 2
    • * 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? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required and optional
    • Doctoral Degrees 1, Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

70% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 30
    • Accepted 21
    • Acceptance Rate 70
    • Enrolled 16
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE or MAT, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, and teaching certificate, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE or MAT, 3 years of teaching experience, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.25
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$9,200
    • Out-of-state tuition *$22,950
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJuly 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students74
    • Female Percentage93%
    • Male Percentage7%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students74
    • Part-time Percentage70%
    • Full-time Percentage30%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American12%
    • White / Caucasian86%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty12
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGifted education, mild disabilities, early intervention, severe disabilities
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Special Education and Multiple Abilities

College of Education
The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
United States

Mr. James Siders

Associate Professor and Head

Phone: 205-348-5577
Fax: 205-348-6782
Email: jsiders@bama.ua.edu

Mrs. April Zark

Office Support

Phone: 205-348-6093
Fax: 205-348-6782
Email: azark@bamaed.ua.edu



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