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University of Kentucky

Program in Special Education

Lexington, KY

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Overview

University of Kentucky / Program in Special Education is located in Lexington, KY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Special education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Rehabilitation counseling
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Special education
Master of Rehabilitation Counseling (MRC) Rehabilitation counseling
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Early childhood

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Comp Exam Required

Admissions

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 17th February 1st Yes
Spring deadline December 13th June 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum graduate GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Research

Focus of faculty research: Applied behavior analysis applications in special education, single subject research design in classroom settings, transition research across life span, rural special education personnel
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Lexington, KY  40506-0032
United States
Contact Belva Collins
Chair
Email: belva.collins@uky.edu
Phone: 859-257-8591
Fax: 859-257-1325

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