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Furman University

Department of Education

Greenville , SC

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Furman University

Overview

Furman University / Department of Education is located in Greenville, SC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Educational leadership
Master of Arts (MA) Special education
Master of Arts (MA) English as a second language
Master of Arts (MA) Curriculum and instruction
Master of Arts (MA) School leadership
Master of Arts (MA) Literacy
Master of Arts (MA) Early childhood education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 61

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam PRAXIS II
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Alternate accepted

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

88
Applied
88
Accepted
75
Enrolled
100%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st July 15th Yes
Spring deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam PRAXIS II

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards May 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

154
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.6%
Black or African American 9.74%
White or Caucasian 85%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 1.95%

Gender

Male (23%)
Female (76%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 9
Male (5)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Literacy, pedagogy and practice, social justice, advanced leadership, achievement in high poverty schools
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, SC  29613
United States
Contact Dr. Nelly Hecker
Head
Phone: 864-294-3385

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