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Georgia State University

Department of Learning Sciences

Atlanta, GA

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Overview

Georgia State University / Department of Learning Sciences is located in Atlanta, GA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Education (M Ed) Behavior and learning disabilities
Master of Science (MS) Educational psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Education of students with exceptionalities Mental retardation
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Education of students with exceptionalities Sensory impairments
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Education of students with exceptionalities Autism spectrum disorders
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Education of students with exceptionalities Behavior disorders
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Education of students with exceptionalities Learning disabilities
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Education of students with exceptionalities Orthopedic impairments
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Education of students with exceptionalities Communication disorders
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Education of students with exceptionalities Early childhood special education
Master of Education (M Ed) Communication disorders
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Educational psychology
Master of Education (M Ed) Multiple and severe disabilities Special education deaf education
Master of Education (M Ed) Multiple and severe disabilities Special education physical and health disabilities (orthopedic impairments)
Master of Education (M Ed) Multiple and severe disabilities Special education general and adapted curriculum (autism spectrum disorders)
Master of Education (M Ed) Multiple and severe disabilities Early childhood special education
Master of Education (M Ed) Multiple and severe disabilities Special education adapted curriculum (intellectual disabilities)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 60
Doctoral Degrees 8
Other Advanced 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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

206
Applied
125
Accepted
88
Enrolled
61%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st June 1st No
Winter deadline November 1st November 1st No
Spring deadline May 1st May 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (minimum scores at or above the 50th percentile), GACE Basics Skills Assessment
Master's Degree Requirements Two official transcripts, minimum GPA of 3.0, certificate in special education/T4 certificate, written statement of goals, resume, two letters of recommendation

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

277
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.42%
Black or African American 48.74%
White or Caucasian 35%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5.42%
Unknown 1.44%

Gender

Male (18%)
Female (81%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 0

Research

Focus of faculty research: Academic and behavioral supports for students with emotional/behavior disorders; academic interventions for learning disabilities; communication disorders; language and literacy development, disorders, and instruction; educational psychology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 33 Gilmer Street
Atlanta, GA  30302-3083
United States

Phone: 404-651-2000
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