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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Department of Teaching and Learning

Las Vegas, NV

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Overview

University of Nevada, Las Vegas / Department of Teaching and Learning is located in Las Vegas, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Curriculum and instruction
(Certificate) Elementary teaching
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Curriculum and instruction
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Teaching and learning
Master of Education (M Ed) Curriculum and instruction
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Curriculum and instruction Teacher education
(Certificate) Social justice studies
(Certificate) Secondary teaching
(Certificate) Online teaching and training
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Curriculum and instruction

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 188
Doctoral Degrees 8
Other Advanced Degrees 8

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 for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Defense of dissertation
Other Advanced Degrees Entrance Exam PRAXIS Core (for some programs); PRAXIS II (for some programs)
Comp Exam Required for some
Oral presentation of special project or professional paper

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

175
Applied
149
Accepted
122
Enrolled
85%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree with minimum GPA 2.75
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree with minimum GPA of 3.0; statement of purpose; demonstration of oral communication skills; 3 letters of recommendation
Additional Entrance Requirements Bachelor's degree (for some programs)

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

504
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 21.03%
Black or African American 9.92%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian 6.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.4%
Two or more races 6.94%
Unknown 5.95%

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

40
Total faculty
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 13
Male (16)
Female (24)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Content area and critical literacy, education in content areas, teacher education, science, technology, engineering and mathematics education, immersive environments/simulations/games
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,194,850

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 453005
Las Vegas, NV  89154-3005
United States
Contact Dr. P.G. Schrader
Chair/Professor
Email: tl.chair@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-3331
Fax: 702-895-4898

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