Department of Special Education College of Education University of Maryland, College Park

Department of Special Education College of Education University of Maryland, College Park

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers Special Education (M!Ed, MA, Phd, CAGS).
Degree Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, Thesis (For Some Programs); For Doctorate, Thesis/Dissertation, 1 Year Residency.
Degree Program Information:
Part-Time And Evening/Weekend Programs Available.


Entrance Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, GRE General Test Or MAT, Minimum GPA Of 3.0, 3 Letters Of Recommendation; For Doctorate, GRE General Test Or MAT, Minimum Undergraduate GPA Of 3.0, Graduate 3.5; 3 Letters Of Recommendation.
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 3/1 For Domestic Students, 2/1 For International Students; For Spring Admission, 9/1 For Domestic Students, 6/1 For International Students. Applications Are Processed On A Rolling Basis.
Application Fee:
Student Statistics:
112 Applicants, 54% Accepted, 43 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
81 Full-Time (70 Women), 54 Part-Time (43 Women); Includes 31 Minority (14 African Americans, 10 Asian Americans Or Pacific Islanders, 7 Hispanic Americans), 5 International.


24 Full-Time (20 Women), 17 Part-Time/Adjunct (14 Women).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
In 2011&Ndash;12, 25 Fellowships With Full Tuition Reimbursements (Averaging $18,980 Per Year), 3 Research Assistantships (Averaging $15,863 Per Year), 7 Teaching Assistantships (Averaging $15,633 Per Year) Were Awarded; Career-Related Internships Or Fieldwork, Federal Work-Study, And Scholarships/Grants Also Available. Support Available To Part-Time Students. Financial Award Applicants Required To Submit FAFSA.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dennis Kivlighan
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: 301-405-2858
Fax: 301-314-9158

Contact Info
Dr. Charles A. Caramello
Dean of Graduate School
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: 301-405-0358
Fax: 301-314-9305

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