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Wayne State University

College of Education

Detroit, MI

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Overview

Wayne State University / College of Education is located in Detroit, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
(Certificate)
Master of Education (M Ed)
Specialist in Education (Ed S)
Master of Education/Master of Arts (M Ed/MA)
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Education (Ed D)
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 322
Doctoral Degrees 53
Other Advanced Degrees 64

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam written exam of writing ability
Thesis Required
Written exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

919
Applied
334
Accepted
228
Enrolled
36%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st May 1st Yes
Winter deadline October 1st September 1st Yes
Spring deadline February 1st January 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree with minimum upper-division GPA of 2.75; teaching certificate (for some M Ed programs)
Doctoral Degree Exam Written exam of writing ability
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, 3 years of teaching experience (for some programs); master's degree (for most programs)
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum upper-division GPA of 2.75 or 3.4 in master's program (for Ed S); master's degree; 3 years of teaching experience (for some areas)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7
TWE: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

1,352
Total Graduate Students
68%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
31%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.25%
Black or African American 28.25%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.22%
Asian 1.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.15%
Two or more races 4.29%
Unknown 1.33%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Location & Contact

Address 5425 Gullen Mall
Detroit, MI  48202
United States
Contact Dr. R. Douglas Whitman
Dean
Email: dwhitman@wayne.edu
Phone: 313-577-1620