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

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

Portland, ME
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
89%
11%
student ratio
37
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
May 1
fall application deadline
64%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Teaching All Students Certificate of Graduate Studies (CGS)
    • Youth With Moderate To Severe Disabilities Certificate of Graduate Studies (CGS)
    • Gifted And Talented Education Certificate of Graduate Studies (CGS)
    • Abilities And Disabilities Studies Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 18
    • 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

64% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 17
    • Accepted 11
    • Acceptance Rate 64
    • Enrolled 10
  • 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 *
    • 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 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 Students37
    • Female Percentage89%
    • Male Percentage11%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students37
    • Part-time Percentage78%
    • Full-time Percentage22%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian81%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown16%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty11
    • Full-time Percentage64%
    • Part-time Percentage36%
    • Female Percentage55%
    • Male Percentage45%

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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