129
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Department of Education

Overview

Holy Names University / Department of Education is located in Oakland, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Education (M Ed) Urban education: educational therapy
(Certificate) Educational therapy
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Mild/moderate disabilities
Master of Education (M Ed) Urban education: special education
(Credential) Multiple subject teaching
(Credential) Single subject teaching
Master of Education (M Ed) Urban education: K-12 education

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 11
Other Advanced Degrees 33

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Research paper, thesis or project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

62
Applied
50
Accepted
39
Enrolled
81%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st July 15th Yes
Spring deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.6 overall, 3.0 in major; personal statement; two recommendations; interview
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 2
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

129
Total Graduate Students
86%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
13%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 18.6%
Black or African American 28.68%
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.78%
Asian 7.75%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.78%
Two or more races 0.78%
Unknown 3.1%

Gender

Male (30%)
Female (69%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cognitive development, language development, learning handicaps
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3500 Mountain Boulevard
Oakland, CA  94619-1699
United States
Contact Dr. Kimberly Mayfield
Chair
Email: mayfield@hnu.edu
Phone: 510-436-1396
Fax: 510-436-1325