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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Department of Early Childhood, Multilingual, and Special Education

Las Vegas, NV

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Overview

University of Nevada, Las Vegas / Department of Early Childhood, Multilingual, and Special Education is located in Las Vegas, NV, in an urban setting.

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
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Special education
(Advanced Certificate) Mental health counseling
(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
Master of Education (M Ed) Early childhood education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 168
Doctoral Degrees 3
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

238
Applied
167
Accepted
134
Enrolled
70%

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

460
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 23.48%
Black or African American 12.39%
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.65%
Asian 3.48%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.09%
Two or more races 7.83%
Unknown 6.96%

Gender

Male (19%)
Female (80%)

Faculty

32
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 18
Male (7)
Female (25)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Special education and disability, English language development, early childhood education, multiculturalism, inclusion, PreK-12, and post-secondary.
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 453066
Las Vegas, NV  89154-3066
United States
Contact Dr. Joseph Morgan
Department Chair/Professor
Email: ems.chair@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-3167
Fax: 702-895-3205

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