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Florida International University

Department of Leadership and Professional Studies

Miami, FL

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Florida International University

Overview

Florida International University / Department of Leadership and Professional Studies is located in Miami, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Adult education and human resource development
Master of Science (MS) International and comparative education
Master of Science (MS) Counseling School counseling
Master of Science (MS) Counseling Rehabilitation counseling
(Certificate) Educational leadership
Master of Science (MS) Urban education Instruction in urban settings
Master of Science (MS) Urban education Urban education
Master of Science (MS) Urban education Multicultural/bilingual
Master of Science (MS) Urban education Multicultural/TESOL
Master of Science (MS) Urban education Learning technologies
Master of Science (MS) Recreation and sport management Recreation and sport management
Master of Science (MS) Recreation and sport management Recreational therapy
Master of Science (MS) Counselor education Clinical mental health counseling
Master of Science (MS) Higher education administration
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Adult education and human resource development
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Higher education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Educational administration and supervision
Master of Science (MS) Educational leadership
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Educational leadership
Specialist in Education (Ed S) School psychology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 181
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

330
Applied
183
Accepted
100
Enrolled
55%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st April 1st Yes
Winter deadline October 1st September 1st No
Spring deadline March 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
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 Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

522
Total Graduate Students
57%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
42%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 51.92%
Black or African American 24.33%
White or Caucasian 17%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.11%
Unknown 0.77%

Gender

Male (23%)
Female (76%)

Faculty

172
Total faculty
Full-time - 60
Part-time - 112
Male (54)
Female (118)

Location & Contact

Address 11200 Southwest 8th Street
Miami, FL  33199
United States
Contact Dr. Benjamin Baez
Chair
Email: benjamin.baez@fiu.edu
Phone: 305-348-3214
Fax: 305-348-1515