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Northern Illinois University

Department of Special and Early Education

De Kalb, IL

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Overview

Northern Illinois University / Department of Special and Early Education is located in De Kalb, IL, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Elementary education
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Special education
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Early childhood education
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Curriculum and instruction

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 41

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 or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Thesis Required
Candidacy exam, dissertation defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

69
Applied
54
Accepted
31
Enrolled
78%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75, graduate 3.2

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

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

150
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.33%
Black or African American 3.33%
White or Caucasian 78%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.67%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (18%)
Female (82%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 2
Male (8)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Teacher certification, stress reduction during student teaching, teaching history, portfolios in student teaching
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1425 Lincoln Hwy
De Kalb, IL  60115-2854
United States
Contact Gregory Conderman
Chair
Email: seed@niu.edu
Phone: 815-753-1619

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