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Special Education 

University of Arizona

Ph.D. On Campus
24 months
Duration
20126 USD/year
20126 USD/year
11938 USD/year
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About

The purpose of the Special Education program at University of Arizona is to prepare national leaders who wish to do research and prepare personnel at colleges and universities.

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Overview

The  Special Education program at University of Arizona is designed to develop the expertise needed to develop, examine and disseminate sustainable practices that result in high achievement and successful independent living for children and adolescents with special needs. 

Department

The Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies is committed to research about and teaching of students with disabilities and special abilities. The department’s research, teaching, and service address current issues in special education, rehabilitation, school psychology, and deaf studies. 

The Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies (DPS) is dedicated to advancing human and economic development through the empowerment and effective inclusion of culturally diverse individuals with disabilities and special abilities of all ages. 

This is accomplished by conducting research to further knowledge and understanding of abilities, disabilities, adaptations, interventions, and support systems; preparing professionals to educate and facilitate the development of individuals with disabilities and special abilities; and providing leadership at the local, state, national, and international levels. 

To accomplish our mission, the department offers nationally recognized undergraduate, master's, educational specialist, and doctoral-level degrees to prepare teachers, counselors, specialists, administrators, school psychologists, school counselors, and researchers and educators in special education, rehabilitation, school psychology, gifted education, sign language and deaf studies, and educational interpreting.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Recent Advances in Special Education
  • Behavioral Principals and Disabilities: Assessment and Intervention
  • Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in Exceptional Learners
  •  Advanced Positive Behavior Support
  • Colloquium: Sensory Impairments
  • Colloquium: Behavioral Disorders 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

75 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3.5
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7
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Other requirements

General requirements

  •  A graduate GPA of 3.5, or above.
  • 2. GRE or MAT scores (TOEFL When Appropriate) that are at most two (2) years old. GRE
  • must include Verbal, Quantitative, and Analytic sections.
  • 3. Three letters of recommendation, including statements regarding ability to pursue advanced graduate study in student's preferred specialization area.
  • 4. Personal interview (in person or via telephone or tape)
  • 5. Relevant experience (3 years recommended).
  • 6. A master's degree in special education, rehabilitation, or a related discipline.
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10063 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10063 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    11938 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5969 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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