156
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
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Overview

The University of Alabama / Department of Curriculum and Instruction is located in Tuscaloosa, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Elementary education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Elementary education
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Secondary education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Elementary education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Secondary education
Master of Arts (MA) Secondary education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Secondary education
Master of Arts (MA) Elementary education

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 55
Doctoral Degrees 9
Other Advanced Degrees 13

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

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam MAT and/or GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Entrance Exam MAT and/or GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

85
Applied
54
Accepted
44
Enrolled
64%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 15th June 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam MAT and/or GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL Paper score: 550
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 31
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

156
Total Graduate Students
60%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
39%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.92%
Black or African American 5.77%
White or Caucasian 74%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.64%
Asian 1.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.92%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (30%)
Female (69%)

Faculty

28
Total faculty
Full-time (22)
Part-time (6)
Male (11)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Teacher education, diversity, integration of curriculum, technology, pedagogical content knowledge
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
145,886

Location & Contact

Address Tuscaloosa, AL  35487
United States
Contact Dr. Cynthia Camille Sunal
Chair
Email: cvsunal@ua.edu
Phone: 205-348-8264
Fax: 205-348-9863