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The University of Texas at Austin

Department of Special Education

Austin, TX

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The University of Texas at Austin

Overview

The University of Texas at Austin / Department of Special Education is located in Austin, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Education (M Ed) Autism and developmental disability
Master of Education (M Ed) Multicultural special education
Master of Arts (MA) Early childhood special education
Master of Arts (MA) Learning disabilities/behavior disorders
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Rehabilitation counselor education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Rehabilitation counselor education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Early childhood special education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Special education administration
Master of Arts (MA) Multicultural special education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Learning disabilities
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Autism and developmental disabilities
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Early childhood special education
Master of Education (M Ed) Rehabilitation counselor
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Autism and developmental disabilities
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Special education administration
Master of Arts (MA) Autism and developmental disability
Master of Education (M Ed) Early childhood special education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Multicultural special education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Learning disabilities
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Multicultural special education
Master of Education (M Ed) Learning disabilities/behavior disorders

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline October 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Research

Focus of faculty research: Anchored instruction, reading disabilities, multicultural/bilingual
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Austin, TX  78712-1111
United States
Contact Herbert J. Rieth Jr.
Chairman
Email: rieth.herb@mail.utexas.edu
Phone: 512-475-6552
Fax: 512-471-2471

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