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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Department of Educational and Clinical Studies

Las Vegas, NV

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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Overview

University of Nevada, Las Vegas / Department of Educational and Clinical Studies is located in Las Vegas, NV.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy/Juris Doctor (PhD/JD)
Master of Education (M Ed) Counselor education School counseling
Master of Education (M Ed) English language learning
(Advanced Certificate) Addiction studies
(Certificate) Early childhood special education Preschool
(Certificate) Early childhood special education Infancy
Master of Education (M Ed) Special education
Master of Science (MS) Counselor education Clinical mental health
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Special education
(Advanced Certificate) Mental health counseling
Master of Education (M Ed) Early childhood education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 204
Doctoral Degrees 8
Other Advanced Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Final project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

262
Applied
198
Accepted
161
Enrolled
76%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree; letter of recommendation; statement of purpose
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of purpose; writing sample; 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

474
Total Graduate Students
40%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
59%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 20.04%
Black or African American 11.39%
White or Caucasian 45%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.42%
Asian 5.91%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.84%
Two or more races 5.91%
Unknown 7.38%

Gender

Male (20%)
Female (79%)

Faculty

46
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 28
Male (15)
Female (31)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Multicultural issues in counseling, academic interventions for students with disabilities, establishment of pro-social skills in young children with severe disabilities, inclusive strategies for students with disabilities, language and literacy for English language learners
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,084,774

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 453066
Las Vegas, NV  89154-3066
United States
Contact Dr. Monica Brown
Interim Department Chair/Professor
Email: monica.brown@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-3167
Fax: 702-895-3205