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Assumption College

Special Education Program

Worcester, MA

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Assumption College

Overview

Assumption College / Special Education Program is located in Worcester, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Special education
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) Positive behavior support

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Other Advanced Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Internship, practicum

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8
Applied
7
Accepted
6
Enrolled
88%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree with minimum GPA of 3.0, three letters of recommendation, official transcripts, personal statement, current resume, teacher certification documents (if certified or licensed)
Additional Entrance Requirements MA or M Ed, minimum one year of full-time employment in educational setting, three letters of recommendation, official transcripts, personal statement, current resume, interview

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 540
TOEFL IBT score: 76
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

77
Total Graduate Students
58%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
41%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.79%
Black or African American 5.19%
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.3%
Unknown 7.79%

Gender

Male (15%)
Female (84%)

Faculty

5
Total faculty
Full-time - 2
Part-time - 3

Location & Contact

Address 500 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA  01609-1296
United States
Contact Dr. Nanho Vander Hart
Director
Email: nvanderh@assumption.edu
Phone: 508-767-7380
Fax: 508-767-7263

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