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Joint Doctoral Program in Special Education

University of California, Berkeley

Ph.D. On Campus
60 months
Duration
11442 USD/year
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About

Joint Doctoral Program in Special Education from University of California, Berkeley prepares leaders in research, teaching, administration, and supervision for the variety of professional needs facing children, youth, and adults with disabilities.

Overview

Joint Doctoral Program in Special Education from University of California, Berkeley integrates the resources of UC Berkeley and San Francisco State University (SFSU) and provides an opportunity for students to combine theoretical interests with applied practices in a broad spectrum of specializations within Special Education.

Careers

Graduates have pursued professional positions at major universities nationally and internationally. Our graduates hold faculty positions at: CUNY, Vanderbilt, Florida State University, Gallaudet University, Hebrew University, Tennessee State University and University of Hawaii, among others. Many graduates have also become faculty members and administrators at the various CSU campuses, including East Bay, Northridge, San Francisco State, and San Jose. Other local institutions include the University of San Francisco and College of Alameda.

Graduates have also gone on to serve as directors of special education, administrators, and clinically based programs in public or private facilities. Examples of these position include: Director, King County Vocational Special Education, Seattle, Wash.; Special Education Consultant, California Dept. of Education; Senior Program & Policy Associate, U.S. Department of Education, Washington, D.C.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Experiencing Education: Dispossession, White Supremacy, and Education Desire
  • Early Development and Education
  • Knowing and Learning in Mathematics and Science
  • The Art of Making Meaning
  • Practicum in Education
  • The Politics of Educational Inequality

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

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.
Required
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.
Required

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.
90
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GRE
  • Online Application
  • Application Fee
  • Essays
  • GPA Worksheet
  • Official Transcripts
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Evidence of English Language Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5721 USD per semester and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5721 USD per semester and a duration of 60 months.

Funding

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Joint Doctoral Program in Special Education
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University of California, Berkeley

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