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University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders

Lincoln, NE

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Overview

University of Nebraska–Lincoln / Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders is located in Lincoln, NE, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Education (Ed D)
Master of Science (MS) Speech-language pathology and audiology Speech-language pathology and audiology
Doctor of Audiology (Au D) Speech-language pathology and audiology Audiology and hearing science
Doctor of Audiology (Au D) Speech-language pathology and audiology Speech-language pathology
Master of Arts (MA) Special education Special education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Audiology research
Master of Education (M Ed) Special education Special education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Human sciences Communication disorders
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Educational studies
Doctor of Audiology (Au D) Clinical audiology
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Special education Special education and communication disorders

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 69

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th Not reported No
Spring deadline October 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

147
Total Graduate Students
48%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
51%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.68%
Black or African American 0.68%
White or Caucasian 91%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 0.68%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.76%

Gender

Male (4%)
Female (95%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 0
Male (12)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Curriculum-based assessment, paraprofessional and parent training, behavior management for special needs individuals, augmentative communication, speech/language disorders
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 14th and R Streets
Lincoln, NE  68588
United States
Contact Dr. John E. Bernthal
Chair
Email: tcgrad2@unl.edu
Phone: 402-472-5496
Fax: 402-472-7697