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University of Nevada, Reno

Department of Educational Specialties

Reno, NV

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Overview

University of Nevada, Reno / Department of Educational Specialties is located in Reno, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Special education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Educational specialties
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Educational specialties
Master of Education (M Ed) Special education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Literacy studies
Master of Science (MS) Special education
Master of Science (MS) Educational specialties
Master of Arts (MA) Teaching English to speakers of other languages
Master of Arts (MA) Literacy studies
Master of Education (M Ed) Literacy studies
Master of Education (M Ed) Educational specialties
Master of Arts (MA) Special education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Literacy studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Special education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 77
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

133
Applied
76
Accepted
59
Enrolled
57%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 61
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

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 Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

215
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.51%
Black or African American 0.93%
White or Caucasian 81%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.47%
Asian 2.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.26%

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (89%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Diverse learners, pedagogy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Reno, NV  89557
United States
Contact Dr. Chris Cheney
Head
Phone: 775-784-4383

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