Department of Special Education College of Education University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers Early Childhood Education (M!Ed); Special Education (MS, Ed!D, Phd, Ed!S).
Degree Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, Comprehensive Exam (For Some Programs), Thesis (For Some Programs), Comprehensive Portfolio (M Ed); For Doctorate, Comprehensive Exam, Thesis/Dissertation.
Degree Program Information:
Part-Time And Evening/Weekend Programs Available.


Entrance Requirements:
For Doctorate And Ed!S, GRE General Test. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL (Minimum Score 550 Paper-Based; 213 Computer-Based; 80 Ibt), IELTS (Minimum Score 7).
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 3/1 Priority Date For Domestic Students, 3/1 For International Students; For Spring Admission, 9/1 Priority Date For Domestic Students, 9/1 For International Students. Applications Are Processed On A Rolling Basis.
Application Fee:
$60 ($95 For International Students)
Student Statistics:
Average Age 35. 80 Applicants, 89% Accepted, 58 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
194 Full-Time (156 Women), 97 Part-Time (86 Women); Includes 51 Minority (19 African Americans, 7 Asian Americans Or Pacific Islanders, 25 Hispanic Americans), 9 International.


15 Full-Time (10 Women), 12 Part-Time/Adjunct (All Women).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
In 2010&Ndash;11, 22 Students Received Support, Including 14 Research Assistantships With Partial Tuition Reimbursements Available (Averaging $10,000 Per Year), 8 Teaching Assistantships With Partial Tuition Reimbursements Available (Averaging $12,318 Per Year); Institutionally Sponsored Loans, Scholarships/Grants, Health Care Benefits, And Unspecified Assistantships Also Available. Financial Award Application Deadline: 3/1.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dr. Tom Pierce
Chair/ Professor
4505 South Maryland Parkway, Box 453014
Las Vegas, NV 89154-3014
Phone: 702-895-3205
Fax: 702-895-0984

Contact Info
Graduate College Admissions Evaluator
Phone: 702-895-3320
Fax: 702-895-4180

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