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University of Pittsburgh

Program in Special Education

Pittsburgh, PA

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Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Program in Special Education is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Education (M Ed) Early intervention
Master of Education (M Ed) Special education teacher preparation
Master of Education (M Ed) Applied behavior analysis
Master of Education (M Ed) Vision studies
Master of Education (M Ed) General special education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) General special education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Early intervention
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Vision studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 69
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam PRAXIS I
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

68
Applied
60
Accepted
48
Enrolled
88%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
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 November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

157
Total Graduate Students
49%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
50%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.91%
Black or African American 3.18%
White or Caucasian 89%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.91%
Unknown 0.64%

Gender

Male (5%)
Female (94%)

Faculty

103
Total faculty
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 76
Male (29)
Female (74)

Location & Contact

Address 4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. Richard Donato
Chairman
Email: donato@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-7248
Fax: 412-648-7081

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