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Florida Atlantic University

Department of Exceptional Student Education

Boca Raton, FL

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Florida Atlantic University

Overview

Florida Atlantic University / Department of Exceptional Student Education is located in Boca Raton, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Education (Ed D)
Master of Education (M Ed)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Internship
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Internship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

34
Applied
21
Accepted
15
Enrolled
62%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st February 15th No
Spring deadline November 1st July 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 during previous 2 years
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 years of teaching experience, interview

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 61
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

58
Total Graduate Students
67%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
32%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.79%
Black or African American 13.79%
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.45%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (6%)
Female (93%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 0
Male (7)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Instructional design, assessment, educational reform, behavioral research, social integration
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL  33431-0991
United States
Contact Ellen Ismalom
Email: eismalon@fau.edu
Phone: 561-297-3284