30
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Southern Mississippi / Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education is located in Hattiesburg, MS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Instructional technology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Special education
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Secondary education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Elementary education
Master of Education (M Ed) Special education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Instructional technology and design
Master of Education (M Ed) Elementary education

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

41
Applied
24
Accepted
22
Enrolled
59%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline January 10th January 10th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

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

30
Total Graduate Students
16%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
83%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (30%)
Female (70%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Mathematical problem solving, integrative curriculum, writing process, teacher education models
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 118 College Drive, Box 5057
Hattiesburg, MS  39406-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Jeff Hinton
Chair
Phone: 601-266-1000