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Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Department of Educational Leadership and Special Education

Shippensburg, PA

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Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Overview

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania / Department of Educational Leadership and Special Education is located in Shippensburg, PA, in a rural setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Education (M Ed) Educational leadership
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Educational leadership
Master of Education (M Ed) Special education Behavior disorders
Master of Education (M Ed) Special education Intellectual disabilities
Master of Education (M Ed) Special education Learning disabilities

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 22

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or MAT (if GPA is less than 2.75)
Candidacy, thesis, or practicum
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Candidacy exam; 24 credits (six 4-credit residencies) of field-based courses leading to the superintendent's letter of eligibility

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

80
Applied
55
Accepted
44
Enrolled
69%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st April 30th No
Spring deadline July 1st September 30th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE or MAT (if GPA is less than 2.75)
Master's Degree Requirements 2 years of successful teaching experience; 3 letters of reference; 2 years of successful teaching experience; interview; statement of purpose; writing sample; personal goals statement; resume
Doctoral Degree Requirements Resume; three letters of recommendation; 500-1000 word goals statement; teaching certifications and endorsements currently held; experience as public school administrator or supervisor that requires an administrative/supervisory certificate

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

119
Total Graduate Students
13%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 2.52%
White or Caucasian 81%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0.84%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.84%
Unknown 0.84%

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 8
Male (7)
Female (7)

Location & Contact

Address 1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA  17257-2299
United States
Contact Dr. Thomas C. Gibbon
Departmental Chair
Email: tcgibb@ship.edu
Phone: 717-477-1498
Fax: 717-477-4036

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