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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Department of Educational Psychology and Higher Education

Las Vegas, NV

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Overview

University of Nevada, Las Vegas / Department of Educational Psychology and Higher Education is located in Las Vegas, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Educational psychology
Doctor of Philosophy/Juris Doctor (PhD/JD) Educational psychology/law
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Higher education
Master of Science (MS) Educational psychology
(Certificate) Higher education
Master of Education (M Ed) Educational policy and leadership
(Certificate) Chief diversity officer in higher education
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Educational psychology
Master of Education (M Ed) Higher education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Workforce development/educational leadership
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Psychology/learning and technology Learning and technology
(Certificate) College sport leadership

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 42
Doctoral Degrees 18
Other Advanced Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or GMAT (for some programs)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GMAT or GRE General Test, writing exam
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

115
Applied
79
Accepted
58
Enrolled
69%

Applying

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or GMAT (for some programs)
Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation; writing sample; bachelor's degree
Doctoral Degree Exam GMAT or GRE General Test, writing exam

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

188
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 22.34%
Black or African American 10.11%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.53%
Two or more races 5.85%
Unknown 7.45%

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

31
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 8
Male (13)
Female (18)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Innovation and change in educational settings; educational policy, finance, and marketing; psycho-educational assessment; student retention, persistence, development, language, and culture; statistical modeling, program evaluation, qualitative and quantitative research methods
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
768,907

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 453002
Las Vegas, NV  89154-3002
United States
Contact Dr. Alice Corkill
Chair/Professor
Email: ephe.chair@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-4164

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