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Ball State University

Department of Special Education

Muncie, IN

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Ball State University

Overview

Ball State University / Department of Special Education is located in Muncie, IN, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Education (MAE) Special education
(Certificate) Response to intervention
Master of Arts (MA) Applied behavior analysis Applied behavior analysis
(Certificate) Autism
(Certificate) Applied behavior analysis
Master of Arts (MA) Special education Special education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Special education Special education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 706
Doctoral Degrees 2
Other Advanced Degrees 226

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,056
Applied
808
Accepted
608
Enrolled
77%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum baccalaureate GPA of 2.75 or 3.0 in latter half of baccalaureate
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum graduate GPA of 3.2

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

2,211
Total Graduate Students
91%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
8%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.32%
Black or African American 7.15%
White or Caucasian 73%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.14%
Two or more races 1.9%
Unknown 3.39%

Gender

Male (8%)
Female (91%)

Faculty

71
Total faculty
Full-time - 30
Part-time - 41
Male (9)
Female (62)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Language development and utilization in the handicapped (preschool through adult)
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2000 West University Avenue
Muncie, IN  47306
United States
Contact Dr. David McIntosh
Chairperson
Email: demcintosh@bsu.edu
Phone: 765-285-5700
Fax: 765-285-4280