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Kent State University

Program in Special Education

Kent, OH

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Overview

Kent State University / Program in Special Education is located in Kent, OH, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Education (M Ed) Mild/moderate intervention
Master of Education (M Ed) Deaf education
Master of Education (M Ed) Educational interpreter K-12
Master of Education (M Ed) Transition to work
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Special education
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Special education
Master of Education (M Ed) Early childhood education
Master of Education (M Ed) General special education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 35
Doctoral Degrees 4

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

81
Applied
21
Accepted
26%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75, moral character form, 2 letters of reference, goals statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Goals statement, 2 letters of reference, interview, resume
Additional Entrance Requirements Goals statement, 2 letters of reference, interview, resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

101
Total Graduate Students
44%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
55%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 7.92%
White or Caucasian 84%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 0.99%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.98%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.98%

Gender

Male (12%)
Female (87%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 11
Male (4)
Female (19)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Social/emotional needs of gifted, inclusion transition services, early intervention/ecobehavioral assessments, applied behavioral analysis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 5190
Kent, OH  44242-0001
United States
Contact Sonya Wisdom
Coordinator
Email: swisdom@kent.edu
Phone: 330-672-0578

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