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Ph.D. On Campus

Special Education

The University of Arizona

60 months
Duration
33600 USD/year
33600 USD/year
13400 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

Key Features

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. 

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 
  • Grant Writing Seminar 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

75 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.5
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 60 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 60 months.
  • In-State

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 60 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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