Las Vegas, NV
student ratio
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 1
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
10 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Elementary Teaching Certificate [Elementary Education ]
    • Social Justice Studies Certificate
    • Secondary Teaching Certificate [Secondary Education ]
    • Online Teaching And Training Certificate [Distance Education Development]
    • Curriculum And Instruction Doctor of Education (Ed D) [Curriculum and Instruction ]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [teacher education]
      Master of Education (M Ed) [Curriculum and Instruction ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Curriculum and Instruction ]
      Specialist in Education (Ed S) [Curriculum and Instruction ]
    • Teaching And Learning Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 156
    • Doctoral Degrees 14
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 1
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some and Thesis Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and defense of dissertation
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Comp Exam Required for some and oral presentation of special project or professional paper


88% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 178
    • Accepted 158
    • Acceptance Rate 88
    • Enrolled 142
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $95
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st May 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesbachelor's degree with minimum GPA 2.75
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, master's degree with minimum GPA of 3.0; statement of purpose; demonstration of oral communication skills; 3 letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesPRAXIS Core (for some programs); PRAXIS II (for some programs), bachelor's degree (for some programs)
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 15
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students486
    • Female Percentage69%
    • Male Percentage31%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students486
    • Part-time Percentage42%
    • Full-time Percentage58%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino15%
    • Black / African American10%
    • White / Caucasian50%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races7%
    • Unknown or International Student11%


  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty36
    • Full-time Percentage72%
    • Part-time Percentage28%
    • Female Percentage56%
    • Male Percentage44%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchContent area and critical literacy, education in content areas, teacher education, STEM education, technology education
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$652,413

Location & Contact

Department of Teaching and Learning

College of Education
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

4505 South Maryland Parkway Box 453005
Las Vegas, NV 89154-3005
United States

Dr. Emily Lin


Phone: 702-895-6407
Fax: 702-895-4898

Dr. Travis Olson

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 702-895-0471
Fax: 702-895-4898

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