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Program in Special Education School of Education and Human Development University of Southern Maine

  • Portland, ME
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 92%8%
    student ratio
  • 38
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • May 1
    fall application deadline
  • 88%
    acceptance rate
  • 6 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Teaching All Students Certificate
    • Gifted And Talented Education Certificate
    • Youth With Moderate To Severe Disabilities Certificate
    • Abilities And Disabilities Master of Science (MS)
    • Teaching Students With Mild To Moderate Disabilities Master of Science (MS)
    • Gifted And Talented Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 13
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 1
    • * 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? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

88% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 18
    • Accepted 16
    • Acceptance Rate 88
    • Enrolled 12
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline May 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th Not Reported Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesproof of teacher certification
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution 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 institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students38
    • Female Percentage92%
    • Male Percentage8%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students38
    • Part-time Percentage87%
    • Full-time Percentage13%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian87%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown10%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty9
    • Full-time Percentage78%
    • Part-time Percentage22%
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSpecial education, gifted and talented education, diversity education, positive behavioral interventions and supports
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Special Education

School of Education and Human Development
University of Southern Maine

96 Falmouth Street, PO Box 9300
Portland, ME 04104-9300
United States

Julie Alexandrin

Program Coordinator

Phone: 207-228-8320
Email: jalexandrin@usm.maine.edu

Mary Sloan

Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies and Director of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 207-780-4386
Fax: 207-780-4969
Email: gradstudies@usm.maine.edu



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