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The University of West Alabama

Program in Special Education

Livingston, AL

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The University of West Alabama

Overview

The University of West Alabama / Program in Special Education is located in Livingston, AL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Education (M Ed) Special education collaborative teacher 6-12
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Collaborative special education 6-12
Master of Education (M Ed) Special education collaborative teacher K-6
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Collaborative special education K-6

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 48
Other Advanced Degrees 25

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
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Other Advanced Degrees Comp Exam Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

56
Applied
52
Accepted
37
Enrolled
93%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75, verification of background clearance/fingerprints, valid bachelor's-level Professional Educator Certificate in any teaching area

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 61

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
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

221
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
Not Reported
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.9%
Black or African American 23.53%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 0.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.71%
Unknown 4.98%

Gender

Male (14%)
Female (85%)

Faculty

35
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 28
Male (7)
Female (28)

Location & Contact

Address UWA Station 34
Livingston, AL  35470
United States
Contact Dr. Jodie Winship
Chair of Teaching and Learning
Email: jwinship@uwa.edu
Phone: 205-652-5415
Fax: 205-652-3706