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University of South Alabama

College of Education and Professional Studies

Mobile, AL

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Overview

University of South Alabama / College of Education and Professional Studies is located in Mobile, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Education (Ed D)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Education (M Ed)
Specialist in Education (Ed S)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 128
Doctoral Degrees 17
Other Advanced Degrees 10

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 GRE General Test or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

258
Applied
142
Accepted
112
Enrolled
55%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th June 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 15th November 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum graduate GPA of 3.25, 3 years of experience in field, 3 letters of recommendation, interview, official transcripts, statement of purpose
Additional Entrance Requirements Class A certification, master's degree, two years of teaching experience, three letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 525
TOEFL IBT score: 71

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 31
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

503
Total Graduate Students
28%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
71%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.38%
Black or African American 21.07%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8%
Asian 1.99%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.6%
Unknown 2.58%

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

54
Total faculty
Full-time - 34
Part-time - 20
Male (19)
Female (35)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Mixed methods research and program evaluation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 75 University Boulevard South
University Commons 3600
Mobile, AL  36688
United States
Contact Dr. Andrea M. Kent
Dean, College of Education
Email: akent@southalabama.edu
Phone: 251-380-2738
Fax: 251-380-2748