Special Education, Ph. D. | Part time | University of Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, United States
36 months
Duration
1788 USD/credit 50064 USD/year
1788 USD/credit 50064 USD/year
1038 USD/credit 29064 USD/year
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About

Responding to the needs of individuals looking to advance their careers, the University of Pittsburgh School of Education offers a Doctor of Education (EdD) in Special Education that serves professionals from various fields through interdisciplinary and practical experiences.

Overview

The goal of the Special Education major at the University of Pittsburgh is to prepare leadership personnel to serve in public or private pre-K–12 schools or educational environments and services.

The focus of preparation is on the development of knowledge and skills in leadership, collaboration, management, administration, supervision, pre-service and in-service education, program evaluation, community relations, and recruiting.

Students may focus their studies in applied behavioral analysis, autism, blindness/ vision impairments/orientation and mobility, early intervention, emotional and behavioral disorders, or learning disabilities.

Career Pathways

Graduates of the Special Education major work as leadership personnel in public or private pre-K–12 schools or educational environments.

They work in a variety of roles, including the following: applied behavioral analysis, autism, blindness/ vision impairments/orientation and mobility, early intervention, emotional and behavioral disorders, or learning disabilities

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Supervised Practitioner Inquiry
  • Current Issues & Trends in Special Education
  • Instructional Practices Special Education
  • Legal & Legislative Aspects of Special Education
  • Supervision and Financing of Special Education

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Term of Enrollment: Summer
  • Application Deadline: February 1

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

84 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.5

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GRE scores are not required. Admission is based on your past educational achievement and accomplishments, and your visions for the future.
  • Completed School of Education online admissions application
  • A non-refundable application fee of $50 (USD) by credit card
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae
  • A goal statement (750-word personal statement)
  • Please identify 1-3 faculty in your major area you’re interested in working with and why
  • Three letters of recommendation. We recommend that at least one reference be professional (i.e.,. from a supervisor or a colleague) and at least one be academic (i.e., from someone with knowledge of your performance in an academic setting such as a master's program). However, it is acceptable for all three references to be professional. 
  • Transcript Submission
  • Official, third-party evaluation of all international transcripts for applicants who have not received a master's degree within the United States

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    50064 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1788 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    50064 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1788 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • In-State

    29064 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1038 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 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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Scholarships Information

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Available Scholarships

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Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
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Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Veterans’ Fund Graduate Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
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Independent provider
Grant
50000 INR
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
UniCreds Fly High Scholarship
Merit-based

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Unicreds
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Merit-based

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Aga Khan Foundation
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Independent provider
Grant
1250 USD
Deadline
15 Oct 2024
Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship
Merit-based

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SHAPE America
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Independent provider
Grant
60000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Postdocs in STEM Scholarship
Merit-based

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Zuckerman Scholars
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Independent provider
Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
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Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Zuckerman Israeli Postdoctoral Scholars Program
Merit-based Need-based

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Zuckerman Scholars
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Independent provider
Grant
4000 USD
Deadline
05 May 2024
OAS – The New School
Merit-based

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The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States
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Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 Mar 2024
Diasporans Africa Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Diasporans 
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
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Independent provider
Grant
38000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Marshall Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
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Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
15 Apr 2024
Denise Halbach Performance Scholarship
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SETC
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Oct 2024
CouponBirds "Help to Save" Scholarship
Need-based

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CouponBirds
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
1,000 Dreams Scholarship Fund
Need-based

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Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
Support Creativity Scholarship
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Support Creativity
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Zolve Global Scholarship
Merit-based

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Zolve
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Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mozida Foundation
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Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
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Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
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IELTS from 6 to 9
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
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IvyPanda
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Biotin Xtreme Hair Care Annual Scholarship 2023: Empowering The Future Of Hair Care
General Scholarships

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Biotin Xtreme Hair Care
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