34
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

The Catholic University of America / Department of Education is located in Washington, DC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Secondary education
Master of Arts (MA) Special education Non-categorical
Master of Arts (MA) Special education Early childhood
(Certificate) Education
Master of Arts (MA) Catholic school leadership

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Entrance Exam PRAXIS I
Action research project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

24
Applied
15
Accepted
9
Enrolled
63%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, official copies of academic transcripts, three letters of recommendation, interview
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, official copies of academic transcripts, three letters of recommendation, interview
Additional Entrance Requirements Statement of purpose, official copies of academic transcripts, three letters of recommendation, interview
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 February 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

34
Total Graduate Students
73%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
26%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.88%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.88%

Gender

Male (32%)
Female (67%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time (8)
Part-time (3)
Male (1)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Special education, early childhood education, educational psychology, Catholic school administration, leadership and policy studies, counseling, curriculum and instruction
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Cardinal Station
Washington, DC  20064
United States
Contact Dr. Agnes Cave
Chair
Email: cave@cua.edu
Phone: 202-319-5805
Fax: 202-319-5815