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George Mason University

Program in Special Education

Fairfax, VA

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Overview

George Mason University / Program in Special Education is located in Fairfax, VA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Education (M Ed)
(Certificate)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 224

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Professional portfolio

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

263
Applied
239
Accepted
185
Enrolled
91%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
80
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 2nd April 2nd Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from regionally-accredited institution with minimum GPA of 3.0 cumulative or in last 60 credits of undergraduate study (or PRAXIS I, SAT, ACT or VCLA); 2 official transcripts; 2 letters of recommendation; goals statement

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 575
TOEFL IBT score: 88
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 Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

631
Total Graduate Students
88%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
11%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.24%
Black or African American 12.36%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.16%
Asian 8.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.06%
Unknown 3.65%

Gender

Male (16%)
Female (83%)

Faculty

63
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 40
Male (7)
Female (56)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Adapted captions through interactive video, DEVISE Project (multi-sensory virtual learning environment), KIHd System Project (teachers utilizing Kellar Institute handheld data system and Literary Online)
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4400 University Drive, MSN 1F2
Fairfax, VA  22030
United States
Contact Pam Baker
Director
Email: pbaker5@gmu.edu
Phone: 703-993-1787
Fax: 703-993-3681