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The University of Texas at San Antonio

Department of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching

San Antonio, TX

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The University of Texas at San Antonio

Overview

The University of Texas at San Antonio / Department of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching is located in San Antonio, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Interdisciplinary learning and teaching
Master of Arts (MA) Education Early childhood and elementary education
Master of Arts (MA) Education Special education
Master of Arts (MA) Education Reading and literacy
Master of Arts (MA) Education Curriculum and instruction
Master of Arts (MA) Education Instructional technology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 103
Doctoral Degrees 5
Other Advanced Degrees 3

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 Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
36 hours of course work without thesis (33 with thesis)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Minimum of 60 semester credit hours

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

107
Applied
94
Accepted
70
Enrolled
88%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th March 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree with minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours of coursework; 18 hours of undergraduate coursework in education or related field
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, professional vitae demonstrating experience in work environment where education was primary professional emphasis, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, minimum GPA of 3.5

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

300
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 46.67%
Black or African American 8.33%
White or Caucasian 32%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.33%
Two or more races 1%
Unknown 5.33%

Gender

Male (12%)
Female (87%)

Faculty

29
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 5
Male (10)
Female (19)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Explorations of science, learning and teaching, family involvement in early childhood, culturally-responsive literacy instruction in diverse settings, STEM education, autism spectrum disorder
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
511,331

Location & Contact

Address One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX  78249-0617
United States
Contact Dr. Mari R. Cortez
Department Chair
Email: mari.cortez@utsa.edu
Phone: 210-458-4414
Fax: 210-458-7281

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