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About

The dual Special Education and Juris Doctor program at University of Nevada, Las Vegas prepares participants to navigate the complex legal and educational issues involved in assisting children with special needs.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Prospective students for the Special Education and Juris Doctor program at University of Nevada, Las Vegas  must apply for and be accepted to each program individually. To graduate, students must earn between 134-143 credit hours and complete a doctoral dissertation.

Career Possibilities

Graduates of the law school typically work as attorneys. A law degree is a prerequisite for admission to the bar in most states, and bar admission is required to engage in the practice of law. Law school graduates work in private law firms, business, government, non­profit, and academic settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Seminar in Special Education
  • Leadership Seminar in Special Education
  • Seminar in Advanced Special Education Technology
  • Inferential Statistics and Experimental Design
  • Evaluation Research Methods

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
65
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

143 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
65
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants to the J.D./Ph.D. program must submit formal applications for admission to both the William S. Boyd School of Law and to the Graduate College. Students must meet the requirements for admission to both programs. Admission requirements are the same as those stated under the regular J.D. and Special Education Ph.D. programs.
  • A dual program candidate must complete the Graduate College, Law School and Special Education Ph.D. admission processes in order to matriculate. Successful completion of the first year of law school is a precondition to commencement of work on the Ph.D. program. A law school student may be admitted to the dual program by gaining admission to the Special Education Ph.D. program after successful completion of the first year of law school with the consent of both programs.

Tuition Fee

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    23411 USD/year
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  • National

    23411 USD/year
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  • In-State

    6869 USD/year
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Living costs for Las Vegas

880 - 1430 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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